How to backup files without destroying the destination?!
spam_lt at gmx.net
Sun Jun 8 13:43:27 GMT 2008
> To prevent the space usage on ServerB from growing indefinitely,
> you could periodically check the latest destination for any corruption
> and, if it is good, delete all the other ones.
... or you could try dirvish (www.dirvish.com): for every new backup it
creates a directory where every file which hasnt changed since the last
backup is just a hard link to the old one. This way a backup hierarchy costs
you almost no extra disk scpace.
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