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Re: [opensuse] YaST2 - System Backup for 13.2
On 11/28/2014 07:07 PM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2014-11-28 17:53, Cristian Rodríguez wrote:
El 28/11/14 a las 13:21, Vojtěch Zeisek escribió:

Hi, this made me really angry. Package yast2-backup is missing
for 13.2: Why?
This was one of the most useful YaST modules! Is there any

It had no maintainer AFAIK. Yast-snapper is probably its

No way. There is no relation whatsoever between a backup, stored on
different media, and a snapshot, which by definition is on the same
media, and thus may have been destroyed.

YaST backup could, in theory, recover from bare bones.


Snapper style 'snapshots' are an artefact of BtrFS's COW mechanisms.
They are quite different from an 'snapshot' for backup purposes such as
might be taken with a LVM partition copy, a rsync copy, or as Vojtěch
mentions, a TAR copy.

The idea that backups are not important as Cristian implies is quite

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