David Garamond
Fri, 03 May 2002 01:07:52 +0700

i'm sorry, let me rephrase.

suppose i backup up project/ five times, on day 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 
respectively. many files had been added, deleted, and changed everyday. 
  now at day 5 things got very messy and i decided to get back to the 
state at day 2.

is there a single command to do it?


Ben Escoto wrote:
>>>>>>"DG" == David Garamond <>
>>>>>>wrote the following on Thu, 02 May 2002 14:57:28 +0700
>   DG> is there a straightforward way to do restoring to some previous
>   DG> state? say the backup dir has 5 increments. i want to produce
>   DG> the state of the 3rd (either to a new directory or to the
>   DG> original source dir).
>   DG> the docs doesn't say much about restoring, except for single
>   DG> increment file.
> I'm not sure I understand.  Each increment file represents the state
> of a file or directory at a particular time.  So when you restore an
> increment file it recovers that state.
> --
> Ben Escoto