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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] SafeKeep version 1.4.0 (stable) released

From: Greg Troxel
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] SafeKeep version 1.4.0 (stable) released
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2012 10:26:06 -0500
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Frank Crawford <address@hidden> writes:

> I think you have a misconception about what SafeKeep is, it is a
> simplified interface to rdiff-backup, not a replacement.  It simplifies
> such tasks as key deployment, snapshotting (yes, even if bound to a
> particular volume manager) and just plain running of backups.
> For more details on what it does, have a look at our home page
> (http://safekeep.sourceforge.net) and in particular the motivation page
> (http://safekeep.sourceforge.net/motivation.shtml).

It's natural to have a misconception; I read those pages too and
couldn't figure it out.  For example, if safekeep just runs rdiff-backup
as a dependency, and the on-disk storage format  is unchanged, you
should say that.  And you should explain which versions of rdiff-backup
work with safekeep.

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