From: Niall O Broin (niall at domain linux.ie)
Date: Fri 13 Sep 2002 - 16:43:00 IST
On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 03:15:01PM +0100, Waider wrote:
> According to kevin lyda:
> > On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 02:49:13PM +0100, Niall O Broin wrote:
> > > The above sounds good to me - what am I missing ? Is there any software
> > > around to help automate this ?
> > that sounds fine really. but you could use cvs as an alternative.
> > it would be silly, but it's an option.
Not really an option - what about binary files ?
> How 'bout using dump to a datestamped file? Handles multilevel backups
> if you need them, etc. And, more to the point, it's /designed/ for
I like dump but it doesn't support ReiserFS or JFS filesystems so . . .
And dump is designed for backup to tape. It will of course backup to files,
but all this started because I think that there must be a better way of
backing up when disk is your medium - as Kate pointed out in IRC, I'm trying
to design a versioning filesystem.
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