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What is fpart ?

Fpart is a Filesystem partitioner. It helps you sort file trees and pack them into bags (called "partitions"). It is developed in C and available under the BSD license.

Fpsync, a powerful file-migration tool is also provided.

See the documentation for more details and examples.

Key features

Fpart

  • Blazing fast crawling!
  • Generates partitions on a number/file number/size basis
  • Provides a live mode with hooks to act immediately on generated file lists
  • Supports generating partitions from arbitrary input (e.g. du's output)

Fpsync

  • Parallelizes rsync(1), cpio(1) or tar(1) jobs
  • Supports using a SSH cluster for efficient data migrations
  • Starts transfers while FS crawling still goes on
  • Supports remote target URLs when using rsync(1)
  • Parallelizes your final rsync(1) pass too!
  • Provides transfer runs' status/resume/replay
  • Nearly no dependencies (mostly shell and common tools)

Author / Licence

Fpart has been written by Ganael LAPLANCHE and is available under the BSD license (see COPYING for details).

Source code is hosted on :

Documentation is available on :

Thanks to Jean-Baptiste Denis for having given me the idea of this program !

Donation

If fpart is useful to you or your organization, you can make a donation here:

paypal

That will help me not running out of tea :)

Contributions

Member of MacStadium's Open Source Developer Program (thanks to them for their support to OpenSource software !)

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