That's right. I forgot about rdiff...I'll look into it and see if it
applies for me at all...

Thanx Lee.


darcy

Lee Cullens wrote:

> 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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