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Re: [Duplicity-talk] Feature request/discussion: Store identical files o
Re: [Duplicity-talk] Feature request/discussion: Store identical files only once
Tue, 29 Jul 2008 19:20:53 +0200
> > IIRC, the major reason why I could not use rsnapshot last time I looked
> > at it was the use of plain rsync and the inability to backup ownership
> > and permissions. This is fine in some cases, but not in others.
> AFAIK it does if you run it as root.
But even then that is dependent on the destination having matching semantics
with the source. But in my case I was just concearned with backup up to
non-root or otherwise a non-fs (such as would be the case backing up to
rsync.net or s3, etc).
> OK, it has drawbacks in specific configurations, but the huge advantage
> not to require any tools other than a minimal working OS to restore a
I agree; it's a trade-off.
/ Peter Schuller
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