Backups with rsync [Was: Is my root partition dying?]

Chris Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Fri Dec 18 22:45:53 AEDT 2015


On Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:06:10 PM Erik Christiansen via luv-main wrote:

> I'm not grokking the benefit of doing the rsync _and_ a "cp -al". I just
> include -aH in my rsync options, the -H to preserve hard links. Seems to
> work.

The idea is to have snapshots over time, rather than a single snapshot.  For 
instance as implemented in:

http://rsnapshot.org/

All the best,
Chris
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 Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Melbourne, VIC



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