Use rsync's checksums to deduplicate across backups
alexqw85 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 08:34:53 MDT 2011
> Not a direct answer, but this may do what you want:
> This patch adds the --link-by-hash=DIR option, which hard links received
> files in a link farm arranged by MD4 file hash. The result is that the system
> will only store one copy of the unique contents of each file, regardless of
> the file's name.
This does look like what I was describing, though it seems it was
never included into rsync. Is that correct?
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