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Fully automated backup of Flash drives on mount
Authored by: jaguarcy on Mar 10, '07 01:35:53PM
I updated the backup script to include automated handling of archives, and keeps an arbitrary number (specified in the preferences of the script) of incremental archives using rsync's --link-dest parameter. This creates what functionally amounts to FULL backups, but with a fraction of the space needed for an actual tar backup. Also it can be configured to keep at most one backup per day, or with minor editing at most one backup for any period of time.

Link to script (same as before).

As a side note, this was only tested so far with version 2.6.9 of rsync, installed via MacPorts.

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