rsync for incremental

Lasse Kliemann lasse-rsync-2008 at
Sat May 31 08:28:54 GMT 2008

* Message by -Lasse Kliemann- from Sat 2008-05-31:
> * Message by -Madan Kumar- from Sat 2008-05-31:
> > Is there any command by which I can get only the updation of file ie only the incremental?.
> > Suppose I have a text file say ss.txt of 3KB in size and I have taken the 
> > backup of this file. Now I am making the changes in to this file(ss.txt) by 
> > adding 1KB of data. Now I want this 1KB data (in to a new file) when I take the incremental.
> > If you please provide me the command for that by using rsync?
> If, on the other hand, you essentially would like to have a normal backup and 
> just want to save space, then use rsync's --link-dest feature.

Sorry, that won't help in your case, of course, since it will only save space 
if a file did not change since the last backup.

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