Making machines sweat

The goal of this article is to find an easy and minimal way to transfer recursive directory changes to a host which does not have git nor any other high-level tool like rsync.

This is my first post on the Jekyll-based blog. Why Jekyll? See http://www.staticgen.com/. It is very nicely supported by Netlify and in case of emergency I can easily run it on my minimal server.

You’ll find this post in your _posts directory. Go ahead and edit it and re-build the site to see your changes. You can rebuild the site in many different ways, but the most common way is to run jekyll serve, which launches a web server and auto-regenerates your site when...