2 years later... backups

Paul Wouters paul at cypherpunks.ca
Sun Jul 9 05:04:36 UTC 2006

On Sat, 8 Jul 2006, Roberto Ragusa wrote:

> I've been using a very similar method for years, and I can only
> recommend it: directories containing the timestamp in their name,
> hardlinks, readonly export through SMB/NFS/netatalk/apache.
> I recently replaced the "cp -al" with the "--link-dest" rsync
> option.

Ohh thanks. I'll look into that!

> There is only one thing I'd like to improve: renamed
> or moved files are seen as new files and are not hardlinked.
> I didn't try if "--fuzzy" works for hardlinking too.

In those cases, I tend to login to the backup server and move
the directory there as well :)


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