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Thanks! Neat method for a sync-type backup! The only question I have is what happens if you {{Codeline|dd}} the boot sector (first 512 bytes) instead of running GRUB? --[[User:VitaminJ|VitaminJ]] 22:18, 11 November 2009 (EST)
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== <s>What about hard links and delete options</s> ==
  
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Why the -H option is not added?
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I've done a quick search in my arch system and there are a lot of hard link in the /usr/share folders.
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Moreover should the -delet option be added to in order to be sure that the cloned system contains all and only the files which are present in the original one?
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Thank you,
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Xwang
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: [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Full_System_Backup_with_rsync&diff=prev&oldid=268620 -'H'] and [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Full_System_Backup_with_rsync&diff=275164&oldid=273575 '-delete'] info added. Closing. -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] ([[User talk:Karol|talk]]) 22:32, 14 January 2014 (UTC)
  
I don't know if it works with <code>dd</code>, since the partitioning scheme can be different on the two harddrives.
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== What happened to this page? ==
  
* I vote for merging this with [[rsync]].
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Ok, I started this page, so I'm biased. It used to be clearly written, with an easy to understand example on how to use rsync and its exclude format. Now it's a one liner with the excludes mashed together and most of the page is dedicated to setting up your fstab. Why?
 
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[[User:Wooptoo|Wooptoo]] ([[User talk:Wooptoo|talk]]) 19:47, 6 March 2013 (UTC)
[[User:Wooptoo|Wooptoo]] 07:14, 2 December 2009 (EST)
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: I thnk this info should go to the main [[rsync]] article. -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] ([[User talk:Karol|talk]]) 22:39, 14 January 2014 (UTC)
 
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Revision as of 22:39, 14 January 2014

What about hard links and delete options

Why the -H option is not added? I've done a quick search in my arch system and there are a lot of hard link in the /usr/share folders. Moreover should the -delet option be added to in order to be sure that the cloned system contains all and only the files which are present in the original one? Thank you, Xwang

-'H' and '-delete' info added. Closing. -- Karol (talk) 22:32, 14 January 2014 (UTC)

What happened to this page?

Ok, I started this page, so I'm biased. It used to be clearly written, with an easy to understand example on how to use rsync and its exclude format. Now it's a one liner with the excludes mashed together and most of the page is dedicated to setting up your fstab. Why? Wooptoo (talk) 19:47, 6 March 2013 (UTC)

I thnk this info should go to the main rsync article. -- Karol (talk) 22:39, 14 January 2014 (UTC)