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[rdiff-backup-users] Re: Can I make rdiff-backup follow symlinks?

From: Chris G
Subject: [rdiff-backup-users] Re: Can I make rdiff-backup follow symlinks?
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 11:28:44 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17 (2007-11-01)

On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 11:21:29AM +0100, Chris G wrote:
> >> I want it to copy *everything* in /home/chris, including stuff pointed
> >> to by symbolic links.  Otherwise I'm left with a backup which can have
> >> huge holes in it.
> >
> > And also hoping that no symbolic links will result in a circular
> > loop, generate huge amounts of data :-)
> >
> rsync manages it.
Specifically the --copy-unsafe-links option in rsync does *exactly*
what I would like rdiff-backup to be able to do.

Chris Green

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