System Drive Backup Solution
mattdm at mattdm.org
Sat May 21 16:53:28 UTC 2005
On Sat, May 21, 2005 at 08:12:55AM -0400, Chris Ruprecht wrote:
> restore the previously backed up data so everything is back where it
> used to be, same permissions, same ownership, same links and symlinks.
> I tried a few things in the past and I usually got 2 or more copies of
> files that had 2 or more hard hard links to them. I hope this has been
> addressed in the past decade ;).
Leaving the aside the whole issue of exactly where you'll put your data in
the meantime, you could use rsync with -aHS to preserve ownership,
permissions, links (both symlinks and real hard links), and sparse files.
Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org <http://www.mattdm.org/>
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