Backup scripts

Hans Fugal hans at
Tue Mar 31 11:44:07 MDT 2009

Jonathan Duncan wrote:
> On 29 Mar 2009, at 17:52, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
>> Any recommendations for a backup script?  I'm just about to revisit
>> the one I wrote and thought, "someone has already done this *and* done
>> a better job of it then me."
>> My needs are not that different then most people: hard-links with a
>> few weeks of archives, key based auth, encrypted and compressed in
>> transit, simple reporting, and configurable.  Oh yeah, I also would
>> like to stop and resume the jobs and have it pick up where it left
>> off.
>> So, yeah, I've googled it, but I've come to trust the opinions of
>> those on this list more then hitting the "Feeling Lucky" button  ;)
>> Thanks again.
> TimeMachine++
> Not sure if there is something similar on Linux.
> I have used rsync with some success.

Too bad time machine doesn't work over the network. Seriously, what were
they thinking?

Hans Fugal ;

There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the
right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
    -- Johann Sebastian Bach

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