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Re: [opensuse] backup question to y'all
  • From: Chris Maaskant <gch@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 21:20:43 +0200
  • Message-id: <1144696844.6955.23.camel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Op ma, 10-04-2006 te 20:24 +0200, schreef houghi:
> > I use rsync.
> > rsync -avptgoHq --delete-excluded '/home/chris' '/etc' '/boot'
> > '/usr/local' '/opt' /backup
>
> If I understand correctly, this is more a copy then a backup

Yes it copies all files in the given directory's to /backup

I don't understand the difference between copying files/directories and
a backup?

> or does it do recursive backups as well?

If that means copying directories + subdirectories, then yes.

Chris Maaskant.



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