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Re: [Duplicity-talk] zfec vs. par2 (and, hello there!)

From: Edgar Soldin
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] zfec vs. par2 (and, hello there!)
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2008 21:21:07 +0100
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> This is similar to why I had chosen to use afio instead of tar for my old 
> backup system; it would compress each file individually instead of compress 
> the stream coming out of the tarball... If you hit a bad spot on tape that 
> could not be corrected, you lost a LOT less data.
> -A.

apart from the general design issue, duplicity works good as long as there is 
no bitflipping / damaging to files, taking the current status quo a parity 
recovery solution should create an amount of data on the encrypted files to 
repair them in case of errors.
At least this is wat I imagine.

.. ede

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