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[rdiff-backup-users] Re: Can rdiff-backup produce diff file for two dire

From: netawater
Subject: [rdiff-backup-users] Re: Can rdiff-backup produce diff file for two directory?
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 21:21:33 +0800
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Andrew Ferguson <address@hidden> writes:

> On May 26, 2008, at 8:27 AM, netawater wrote:
>> rdiff-backup can be used for incremental backup and reverse diffs
>> are stored
>> in a special subdirectory of that backup directory, so is it
>> possible to
>> produce diff files for two directory not just for different time of
>> one
>> directory.
> Hi,
> You don't want to use rdiff-backup for that. Use the 'diff' command
> with the -r option (recursive).
> See the diff man page for more info: http://linux.die.net/man/1/diff
> Andrew
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Thank you for your reply.

diff -r can only tell me the difference for only text files one by one, 
however what I need is the diffs between two directory and the one directory
can be restores into the other directory by using this diffs like incremental

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