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Re: [Duplicity-talk] Why do I have a 19GB ~/.cache/duplicity folder?

From: Kenneth Loafman
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] Why do I have a 19GB ~/.cache/duplicity folder?
Date: Sat, 06 Mar 2010 09:32:06 -0600
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address@hidden wrote:
>> Sigtar files contain the signatures for the backups and they can be
>> quite large if your backup is large.  They should not be needed for
>> listing old content.  Maybe we need to rethink the listing mechanism.
>> All the data for listing should be available in the difftar files.
> the signatures are needed to decide if a file changed since last backup,
> right? .. ede

Yes, but they are not needed for old backups.  The current full backup
makes them obsolete since you'll not need to add to an older backup.


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