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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Compression of latest backup (mirrored files)

From: Andreas Olsson
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Compression of latest backup (mirrored files)
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 08:14:19 -0700

mån 2012-10-15 klockan 16:48 +0200 skrev address@hidden:
> By default rdiff-backup stores the latest backup (the "mirrored"
> files) as uncompressed files and thus is really wasting a lot of
> space. 
> Is there any way to activate file compression for the latest backup?
> (The previous incremental backups are also stored compressed.)

There is currently no option to tell rdiff-backup to store the current
mirror in a compressed format. Given the creation of the reverse diffs I
would also imagine that it would be non-trivial to modify rdiff-backup
to use compression for the current mirror.

// Andreas

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