Re: Archiving content of a directory on a DVD-R.
* From: Greg Wooledge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:15:13 -0500
> So move them to scripts instead. Or a single script.
Likely the 2nd (archive build) and 3rd (DVD burn) stages will be
combined after they have worked for a few weeks with no obvious
problems. The first stage will remain distinct. No need to burn
multiple DVDs in day. Yes need to sync the SD card to the HDD
> Defining your system backup in your end-user account's shell functions
> just seems completely silly and pointless.
System backup is provided by debian. Eg.
No point in backing a widely available archive. If the HDD fails,
install another and proceed with *netinst.iso.
My own data is backed of course. By Backup according to previous
Additional point: work at user status when possible; root status when
necessary. Arbitrary use of root status opens unnecessary
> But clearly you're going to ignore all advice I give, so fine.
Not ignoring advice. Replies concerning pushd, popd, tar and xorriso
have been invaluable.
Thanks, ... Peter E.
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