[PATCH 3/3] Open files only once

Michael Hanselmann public at hansmi.ch
Thu Aug 14 09:12:44 UTC 2008

Hi Ed

On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 11:26:14PM +0100, Ed W wrote:
> If there was ever an example needed for why a DVCS such as git/mercurial, 
> etc were really useful then this recent thread surely is it...!

git on top of SVN is very useful, git-svn++

> I like your direction, but just as interested to hear a little more about 
> how you are using rsync in your backup strategy?  Is it rsync 3 with the 
> new incremental mode?

It depends on the machine. Some have rsync 2, others have rsync 3. rsync
doesn't consume as much memory because it's written in C (read as: no
additional language memory overhead). I'm configuring rsnapshot[1] using
slack[2] to do the work for me.


[1] http://www.rsnapshot.org/
[2] http://www.sundell.net/~alan/projects/slack/


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