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Re: dirvish vs rdiff-backup (was Re: Changing the default simlink to sh [was: Password file with over 3000 users.])

On 9/29/07, Keith Edmunds <kae@midnighthax.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 15:06:52 -0400, dan@thecsl.org said:
> > We're using rdiff-backup through backup-ninja and are only 90% happy
> > with it.
> We switched from rdiff-backup (after using it for a number of years) to
> backuppc. BackupPC uses rsync, combines common files in a pool, has a web
> interface, and has proved more reliable and more flexible than
> rdiff-backup. Worth considering.
> Keith

The only thing backuppc seems to be missing over rdiff-backup is ACL
and xattr support.

The pooling feature will be great for backing up virtual machines.

Noah Dain
"The beatings will continue, until morale improves" - the Management

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