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Automatically synchronize distributed version control repositories

dvcs-autosync is an open source replacement for Dropbox/Wuala/ based on distributed version control systems (DVCS). It offers nearly instantaneous mutual updates when a file is added or changed on one side but with the added benefit of (local, distributed) versioning and that it does not rely on a centralized service provider, but can be used with any DVCS hosting option including a completely separate server.

Synchronization of directories is based on DVCS repositories. Git is used for main development and is being tested most thoroughly as the backend storage, but other DVCS such as Mercurial are also supported. dvcs-autosync is comparable to SparkleShare in terms of overall aim, but takes a more minimalistic approach. A single Python script monitors the configured directory for live changes, commits these changes to the DVCS (such as git) and synchronizes with other instances using XMPP messages.

Package version:0.5


What does it do?
Automatically keep DVCS repositories in sync whenever changes happen by automatically committing and pushing/pulling.

How does it do it?
0. Set up desktop notifications (for these nice bubble-style popups when anything happens) and log into a Jabber/XMPP account specified in the config file.

1. Monitor a specific path (and its su


Version 0.5
 * Added Windows and Mac OS/X ports (thanks to Philipp Tölke and Olivier 
   Guerriat, respectively, for the ports!).
 * Added icon for notification popups (patch by via Gitorious, 

Version 0.4
 * Debian packaging.
 * Improved logging and notifications contributed by Dieter Plaetinck.
 * Added improvements by René 'Necoro' Neumann to make the embedded Ja


dvcs-autosync (0.5) unstable; urgency=low

  * Added icon for dvcs-autosync for pynotify (notification 'bubbles')
  * Bump standards version and fix Git repo URL to the anonymous version.
    Closes: #637387: dvcs-autosync: specified Vcs-git is not public accessible

 -- René Mayrhofer <>  Wed, 24 Aug 2011 22:15:33 +0200

dvcs-autosync (0.4) unstable; urgency=low

  * Initial rele


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    Rene Mayrhofer <> on Sat, 19 Mar 2011 22:

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