[Nottingham] Depth first or breadth first for faster backups?

Chris Burton Chris at 7of9b.org
Fri May 4 14:48:58 BST 2007

>   Rsync is great for many things but if you want an archive with an
> history,  I second the amanda suggestion.  It can be a bit finicky at
> first but once it gets going...

rsync can also be used if you want to keep history of changed files, and 
also gives the option of saving the disk space by hard linking files that 
haven't changed obviously  at the expense of redundancy.


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