Incremental backups and batch mode.
mrubel at galcit.caltech.edu
Fri Mar 29 08:22:44 EST 2002
> Right, wonderful, but let's consider a big database file, let's say
> a 2Gbyte file, that is slightly changed every day of about a 10%
> So at every backup the whole 2Gbyte file is saved.
> So I would like to use the rsync algorithm to calculate the differences
> (delta files) for the levels n>0 in the same order dump and tar work
> but saving much more tape space.
Ah... now I see. Unfortunately, this one's over my head. Can anyone else
help here? Can rsync deal explicitly with parts of files?
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