Compressed destination files
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Thu Nov 30 03:55:02 GMT 2006
On 11/29/06, Joshua Grauman <jnfo-c at grauman.com> wrote:
> I would like to do an incremental backup using rsync where all the files
> at the destination end are compressed (bz2).
Currently, the only way to make rsync do this is with the experimental
patch "source-filter_dest-filter.diff", which is distributed in
"patches/" in the rsync source package. If you compile a custom
version of rsync containing this patch, you can specify bzip2 as the
source or destination filter. Read the top of the patch for more
information. The patch is only a first attempt, so you might not want
to trust it with your backups yet.
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