Use rsync's checksums to deduplicate across backups
alexqw85 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 08:22:00 MDT 2011
> Check out http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/, it's perl-based backup tool,
> using rsync and doing exactly what you ask for.
I have looked at BackupPC before (and it is a nice piece of
software), and it does hardlink across all backups, but believe it
does its own checksum on top of what rsync already does. I imagine
this would make performance noticeably worse than what I currently
have, though I could be wrong.
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