Shell Script to Sync iPhoto

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by ajbudis, Jun 30, 2013.

  1. ajbudis macrumors newbie

    Jun 30, 2013
    So right now I am trying to sync an iPhoto Library file from multiple computers.

    The goal being that it takes the most recently updated file (depending on which computer it was). Currently I am using Google Drive to essentially sync the newest library, however, I was curious to see if this was possible using my own server. I believe RSYNC won't work the way I had originally intended

    rsync -avz --delete --exclude '.DS_Store' /Users/xxxxxx/Pictures
    This sometimes deletes the newer file and updates with older file. Keep in mind these pictures are not stored in a normal directory but a file thats 'iPhotoLibrary.photolibrary'

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I am running out of ideas on how to streamline this. Maybe even just an algorithm.

    Andrew =)

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