AScopy 1.0.0 review

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AScopy is a site maintenance utility completely written in Bash

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Niels Heirbaut
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AScopy is a site maintenance utility completely written in Bash.

The main reason to write this in Bash is that it is a very portable environment. AScopy runs in any environment where the following applications are available:


Since these are available in almost any decent shell environment using installing and using AScopy should be as easy as putting the AScopy script somewhere in your PATH.


Go to the directory where the archive has been downloaded and unpack it using the following command:

tar xvzf ascopy-0.0.0.tar.gz

0.0.0 should be replaced with the version of AScopy that has been downloaded.

Go to the newly created directory and type:

./configure && make && make install

Make sure that you have sufficient rights for the installation.

The configure script provides some optional settings. Type ./configure --help to view the possibilities.

Make sure that the ascopy binary is in your PATH and that the man page can be found through your MANPATH environment variable.

AScopy is now ready for use. Please refer to the user's manual below for more information.

What's New in This Release:
This is the first (feature) stable version.
There are two major additions to this version.
The XML documentation has been dropped, so the only documentation available is the manpage.
AScopy now recognizes when a file has been moved or copied and it will not try to transfer that file over the network but just copy or move the file locally.
A move will show up on AScopy's output as a copy and a delete.

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