Backup script

Chuck Wolber chuckw at
Thu Jul 8 19:56:14 GMT 2004

On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, spivkid wrote:

> I guess I need a full copy of the data that is need to be backup from 
> the remote box on my local box so rsync can compare the file different 
> each date?

Not really. Having no data on the remote box means that there's more to 
transfer across from the source box. In other words, if rsync doesn't find 
a file to compare with, it transfers the file in its entirety.


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