Archives week 35 of 2009

Aug. 31, 2009 - Sept. 6, 2009

Further to back up nirvana...

Continuing to toy with rdiff-backup.  There's enough areas that you *don't* want to back up (or rather, don't need to, such as icon and font caches) that you wind up with some pretty hideous command-line operations if you go that route, but this post is about another need, namely the need to "compress" the storage ...

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rdiff-backup with source-control and mozilla-profile handling...

Can't sleep, so thought I might do some work getting a better backup system built for our machines.  I really like rdiff-backup so far, it's got the "rewind to any time" functionality I'd like, along with reasonable query features and fairly simple operation, so this:

rdiff-backup --exclude-if-present .svn --exclude-if-present .bzr --exclude-if-present CVS

pretty much does ...

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