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Re: [opensuse] backup question to y'all
  • From: Chris Maaskant <gch@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 23:14:07 +0200
  • Message-id: <1144703647.6955.36.camel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Op ma, 10-04-2006 te 22:54 +0200, schreef houghi:
> > > or does it do recursive backups as well?
> >
> > If that means copying directories + subdirectories, then yes.
>
> Sorry, brainfart on my side. I ment to say `incremential backups`
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incremental_backup
>
> What it does basicaly is first it makes a complete backup. The next
> backup
> is only the differences since the last time.

Ah i understand.
This what "rsync -avptgoHq --delete-excluded" does.
It only transfers files that are changed or added since the last backup,
the "--delete-excluded" option deletes files that are deleted since the
last backup.

Chris Maaskant.


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