Time rsYnc Machine (tym)

M. Carrasco ca at dragoman.org
Fri Jul 27 10:16:08 MDT 2012


Your desires are orders :-)

... a proper (small) man page



On 26 Jul 2012, at 21:42, josephj at main.nc.us wrote:

> No good deed goes unpunished ;)
> Very nicely coded script, but it's a bit dense.  I'm good at bash and can
> survive in rsync, but could you provide a description of what it actually
> does so I don't have to spend a long time analysing the code?
> Does it keep multiple versions like the name implies?
> Will it survive directory names with embedded blanks (in the parameters)? 
> At first glance, this looks like a problem, but I may have missed
> something.
> Why trap so many signals?  If something goes wrong, do I have to kill -9
> to stop it?
> Does one of those keep it running when you logoff?  I don't see a nohup in
> the script.
> I've seen some methods that use hard links to make subsequent backups
> smaller.  I haven't quite figured out how that works, but it doesn't look
> like you use it.
> What does your script do if the destination runs out of space or isn't
> mounted?
> Joe
>> http://dragoman.org/tym
>> Regards
>> Tomas
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