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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Discussion of poll winning feature:repository
Hans F. Nordhaug
Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Discussion of poll winning feature:repository editing
Sun, 1 Jan 2006 11:11:00 +0100
* Charles Duffy <address@hidden> [2006-01-01]:
> Ben Escoto wrote:
> >For the people that voted for repository editing, what did you want
> As for me, I want the ability to merge old increments, such that beyond
> a given point I can abandon daily increments and store only weekly
> increments; and beyond that only monthly. As the dataset I work with has
> frequent enough changes that the same regions will be modified multiple
> times during the course of a week, such combination will indeed decrease
> (in some cases nontrivially) the amount of data being archived.
> >Also more generally, why do you want to edit an existing repository?
> >Is it to save disk space?
> Yes. I'm storing backups from potentially a very large number of remote
> systems, and space is very much a potential issue.
Ditto - to both points bove. (I didn't vote though...)