[Dovecot] Best practice for sieve script synchronization

Ed W lists at wildgooses.com
Fri Mar 1 01:23:27 EET 2013

On 28/02/2013 09:54, Michael Grimm wrote:
> On 2013-02-28 9:58, Oli Schacher wrote:
>> I was wondering how people handle sieve script synchronization in such
>> setups.
>> We came up with a few options for syncing:
>>  1) rsync/unison ~/sieve every x seconds
> [...]
>> We are tending towards 1) as this seems simplest and most robust
>> solution but before we re-invent the wheel we'd like to "hear" your
>> thoughts...
> I am using unison for synchronizing sieve scripts for some years, now.
> It does what it is supposed to do very well.

There are systems like lsyncd which can watch files for changes and call 
rsync/unison when they change.  This gives you near instant sync, but 
low overhead.  WOuld that help?

Ed W

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