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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] rdiff on rdiff

From: Eric Beversluis
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] rdiff on rdiff
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:45:18 -0500

Thanks. So I've got:


It should be OK to run rdiff-backup on /home/eric in that case?

On Thu, 2013-02-07 at 16:39 +0000, Dominic Ferard wrote:
> The only thing to avoid is having a directory called 'rdiff-backup-data' 
> directly off the root directory of the source. Because when you use 
> rdiff-backup it creates such a directory in the destination and uses it 
> to keep old versions of files. Otherwise I *think* it should be fine...
> Dominic
> On 07/02/2013 11:48, Eric Beversluis wrote:
> > Hope this makes sense:
> >
> > I use rdiff-backup as a kind of version control for particular folders
> > in my Apache document root, rdiff-ing them several times a day to a
> > folder in my Home directory, which I call "repository."
> >
> > I'm wondering if there's any problem with including that repository
> > sub-directory when I do a general rdiff backup of my stuff, that is,
> > whether there's a problem with using rdiff-backup on files that are
> > themselves rdiff-backup files? (In which case I would exclude that
> > directory as I also include the document root in my backup.)
> >
> > Thanks
> >
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