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Re: Backing up a Debian system

Drew> "cruft" seems to keep a large backup cache of it's database,
Drew> this was sometimes helpful, sometimes I needed to delete it
Drew> (maybe I did to save disk space as I remember it being big).

Plugging my rewrite of cruft in perl:


it is the same idea, but completely different implementation (on top
of libdb).  It doesn't keep any state information across runs (but the
report can be redirected, teed etc. as needed).

As for backup tools, you know about amanda, right?

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