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YaST backup (was Re: [SLE] Putting a server's config under CVS...)
  • From: John Pettigrew <john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 13:49:09 +0100
  • Message-id: <0f45aef94b.john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
In a previous message, James Oakley wrote:

> I find myself using the YaST2 backup because it only backs up changed or
> new files. That way I don't use so much space and I get stuff I forget
> about.

I asked about this tool a while back, but no one seemed to know what it
actually did. Could you explain? Is it a simple copy of all files that
aren't as installed by the install tool? How reliable is the restore tool?


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