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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Speed Up full restore By auto generating --excl

From: Andrew Ferguson
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Speed Up full restore By auto generating --exclude-globbing-filelist ???
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 09:48:09 +0100
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Philippe Froidevaux wrote:
> Hi John,
> have you tried to restore the whole stuff with "rsync" from the latest 
> rdiff-backup mirror ?

A warning about this strategy:

This won't work if you are relying on rdiff-backup to handle metadata
that rsync (or the repository) doesn't support. For example, if you are
using rdiff-backup to backup Mac clients to a Linux backup server.


Andrew Ferguson - address@hidden

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