Am 18.08.2010 17:37, schrieb Madhusudan Singh:
The .tar.gpg should read .difftar.gpg. The question
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 9:57 AM,
Madhusudan Singh <address@hidden>
I am trying to use duplicity (latest version and
dependencies from MacPorts) to create .tar.bz2.gpg
(compressed and encrypted) backups on a remote Linux server.
I am using --gpg-options='--compress-algo=bzip2
--bzip2-compress-level=9' as the command line option as
suggested in various discussions accessible via Google.
However, the remote backups created are .tar.gpg (and
hence are not compressed).
So the filename is still the same, who cares? The filename / file
extension does not define the filetype. (At least not on anything
So gpg probably uses bzip.
To be sure, you could create 2 backups of the same files (to
different diretories) and compare sizes.
(The fileextension .difftar.gpg does not mean the files are
uncompressed. They are probably gzip-compressed with the