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Re: [vox-tech] What not to backup on RH9/apache
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Re: [vox-tech] What not to backup on RH9/apache



On Sun, Nov 14, 2004 at 01:02:39PM -0800, Rod Roark wrote:
> 
> On Sunday 14 November 2004 12:23 pm, Jack LaPlante wrote:
> >
> > on their internal network.  I guess I will use tar to create a local
> > archive on the root server, then ftp the compressed archive to the
> > backup server.
>
> I think you want to read up on rsync.  You can get it to copy only
> what's changed, so you don't have to worry so much about excluding
> things.

But it's easy enough to do so with the --exclude and --exclude-from
rsync options.  I usually use a single --exclude-from list with +/-
rules.  See the man page.

-David
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