pseudo incremental backup solution
martin at oneiros.de
Fri Oct 20 11:21:02 GMT 2006
2006/10/20, Nico Schottelius <nico-rsync at schottelius.org>:
> The configuration parameters have to be TAB seperated (using standard
> whitespaces breaks).
> Rsnapshot does not support per source exclude lists (this is a real
> issue for bigger backup scenarios, as we use it here with > 30
I think it does:
backup /var/ dream/ exclude=/var/tmp
> Additionally rsync does not support per source pre or post execution
> of programs (for mounting, dumping databases, ...).
You can set cmd_preexec, cmd_postexec globally or per backup.
> For large scale backup solution you need parallel execution, which
> ccollect is capable of, but rsnapshot not.
This should be possible with the latest rsnapshot (using sync/sync
first) and multiple incarnations of rsnapshot, but it's not in there
> I didn't look into rsnapshot code for a long time, but the last
> time they used 'cp -al' for cloning, if gnu cp was available.
> This is not necessary because of rsync's --link-dest parameter.
rsnapshot does this now. :-)
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