20116Re: Troubles with Unison and/or rsync
- Nov 4, 2007--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Brendan Reid" <brenreid@...> wrote:
> On 04/11/2007, diskcrasher <diskcrasher@...> wrote:
> > >Thanks! It appears to be working now
> then maybe you are ready to look into rsnapshot which uses rsync to
> time snapshots of harddrives on your network (eg 4 snapshots fromlast day,
> 1 snapshot for each of last 7 days, 1 snapshot per each of the last4 weeks,
> 1 snapshot per each of the last x months)for a few
> it uses symlinks heavily so unless files change their is no big storage
> overhead in the multiple snapshots
> i use the slug to make copies of the network hd's in this way
> takes a bit of setting up... start small check working as you want
> days...make sure you exclude temp/cache type files when backing up /homeI'll take a look at rsnapshot. I finally got unison working (same
> don't know unison but maybe this would work for you...
mistake as with rsync, doh) but it has a problem backing up in-use
files--it not only skips the file but skips all other files in that
directory tree! Not good.
How does rsync handle in-use files on Windows?
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