Incremental Backup

jw schultz jw at
Thu Aug 14 22:14:12 EST 2003

On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 04:18:41PM +0530, Joy Dominic wrote:
> Hi folks,
> What is the purpose of following statements?
> [ -d $HOME/emptydir ] || mkdir $HOME/emptydir
> rsync --delete -a $HOME/emptydir/ $BSERVER::$USER/$BACKUPDIR/

To remove the contents from $BSERVER::$USER/$BACKUPDIR.
Most likely to get optimal performance from another rsync
command using the --link-dest option.

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