Storage compression patch for Rsync (unfinished)
vherva at niksula.hut.fi
Fri Jan 17 20:08:00 EST 2003
On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 03:23:19AM -0800, you [jw schultz] wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 11:50:27AM +0100, Harald Fielker wrote:
> > Hi,
> > i am using Rsync for making backups of a MySQL database. The MySQL files can
> > be compressed about 1:10 and i want to make use of this fact.
> > Rsync currently doesn't support saving files in a compressed state. I
> > personally think this should be a feature for the filesystem (in the sense of
> > "synchronised files") but currently there is no such filesystem for Linux
> > available.
> e2compr is not dead. See http://www.alizt.com/
Yep, and I've been using it for almost three years for backing up 20+
windows workstations onto a linux server with the rsync + cp -al hard link
Had great success so far.
(That's a linux-2.2.x server - the e2compr 2.4 patch seemed shaky last I
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