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Command line version of Unison on Mac OS X as regular user (not root)

  1. From a hint here, go here and grab the appropriate console version of unison. Thank Shuly Wintner
  2. Copy it to your user directory, say under YourUserName/bin
  3. make sure this is on your path by modifying your .bashrc file (not .bash_profile) to include:
    PATH="~/bin:${PATH}"
    export PATH

    Tip from a discussion here.
  4. make sure all works by doing:
    ssh machines.address.edu unison -version [here]
  5. run unison as usual
Yes, I'm a bad postdoc Jon.

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