I forgot to mention that in playing around with differential/incremental
rsync approaches, I came across a tool called rdiff-backup (uses
librsync) that takes a very efficient approach. I just started checking
it out.

Lee Cullens wrote:

> There are some notes at
> http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/r...napshots/#Rsyn and I
> remember seeing other such approaches (but can't put my finger on them
> at the moment).
> Lee C
>
>
> Darcy Bangsund wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I'm trying to figure out how to keep a mirror and 7 day incremental
>> backup between to 2 mount points.
>>
>> I want to rsync everything from /mnt/production/ to
>> /mnt/backup/production/ on the same server.
>> Nothing fancy.
>>
>> But ,
>>
>> I Want to utilize the --delete option for files that no longer exist
>> on /mnt/production/ that have been on /mnt/backup/production/ for
>> longer then 7 days.
>>
>> I can't use the BACKUPDIR=`date +%A`, multiple directory method, as
>> the amount of data I'm dealing with is to great to kept track of
>> easily that way
>>
>> I need the backup files to be a mirror of the original with 7 days of
>> extra data.
>>
>> If anyone could help I'd really appreciate it.
>>
>> Thanx
>>
>> darcy

>
>

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