[Dirvish] steps forward for Dirvish?

Tamas Papp tompos at martos.bme.hu
Mon Mar 31 18:57:44 UTC 2014

On 03/31/2014 08:46 PM, Peter Michaux wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been learning about Dirvish lately as a possible option for my
> web server backup needs. Dirvish looks like it can do what I need. My
> concern is that Dirvish development has been inactive for so long.
> Does Dirvish need or deserve some energy put its way? Are potential
> new users better off choosing another rsync-based snapshot solution?
> Some things I think might be helpful
> * move the Dirvish source code repository to GitHub

It is already there.

BTW, there are various forks with added features.

> * convert Dirvish to a standard CPAN-style module with standard
> ExtUtils::MakeMaker or Module::Build install
> * make code more reusable by moving as much as possible to Dirvish.pm
> * distribute Dirvish over CPAN
> Thoughts?

I'm not a dev guy, thus I can offer only my testing capabilities:)


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