[sf-lug] Linux backup software .. that meets unique requirements

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Mon Mar 15 12:11:07 PDT 2010

On 03/15/2010 02:57 PM, David Hinkle wrote:
> In regards to my rsync comments, when you do your initial backup to
> this directory everything is going to be normal, but when you try to
> do your incremental update I think rsync is going to read every file
> from beginning to end. (Assuming you have have checksumming turned
> on), which should require sshfs to fetch every file from beginning to
> end, unless you have a nifty trick to sidestep that problem.   You
> could turn off checksumming I guess, and that would mean you'd only
> have to transfer those files who's date or size had changed.
> David

I think I'll have to give this a test and see how this works in practice.



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