rsync for incremential backups

John Price linux-guru at
Sun Oct 14 11:52:43 EST 2001

I've been using a combination of find/tar to do incremential backups
on my server, but if there is any change to huge files, I have to
include the whole file in the backup.

It would be nice to have a way to store just the changes (like rsync
apparently calculates) instead of the whole file (like a binary patch
file or something).  Is there a way to do this with rsync?


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