--compare-dest weirdness

L. V. Lammert lvl at omnitec.net
Wed Jul 21 08:32:05 MDT 2010

On Wed, 21 Jul 2010, Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote:

> rsync with --link-dest so that all files that aren't changed are
> hardlinked.
> Then to 'tar' all changed or new files you want a list of files without
> hardlinks as those are the files that where changed or new(*):
> find <dir> -type f -links 1 > files.lst
> tar <options> --files-from=files.lst
Easier yet:

	rsnapshot & -z	(use compression)

Simple way to get versions - hoursly/daily/weekly/monthly.


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