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Re: [Duplicity-talk] addonly mode?

From: Kenneth Loafman
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] addonly mode?
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2010 19:11:29 -0500
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Avery Andrews wrote:
> I use a backup regime (based on svn) whereby, if things are working
> correctly, files should only be added, never changed, when duplicity
> plays its role.  So it would be excellent for if there were an --addonly
> switch that would halt the script if it thought it had to change rather
> than add any files when sending to the backup server.  Is there such a
> thing that I've somehow missed?  Writing a script to do a dry run first
> and checking for changes would work, but seems a bit clumsy.

Duplicity, and probably most backup system, do not change the contents
of the remote archive.  They merely add to the archive as needed.  I'm
confused by your question.


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