lewis butler lbutler+rsync at covisp.net
Wed Feb 11 21:12:45 GMT 2009

I'm wondering if I can use link-dest to compare rsync to a remote  

rsync -aCHh --stats  --link-dest=akane::backup/ranma.daily.1 /  

Something like that?  Is it going to work like it does when doing a  
local rsync with a local link-dest directory?  Is it going to chew  
massive amounts of bandwidth?  Is there something else I should be  
doing instead?

I have actually tried this command, but it's been building a file list  
for a very long time now. The data is only (only!!) about 12GB.

(What I want is to have several 'versions' of the current machine  
backed-up to a second machine)

A ship should not ride on a single anchor,
nor life on a single hope

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