low bandwidth problem

Ben Escoto bescoto@stanford.edu
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 18:36:01 -0700

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>>>>> "DK" == David Kempe <dave@solutionsfirst.com.au>
>>>>> wrote the following on Wed, 11 Sep 2002 11:25:01 +1000

  DK> I am trying to backup about 1 gb of data over a 56K modem.  Now
  DK> I have copied a tar ball of that and uploaded it to the backup
  DK> server and extracted the data ok so theoretically there should
  DK> be an out of date mirror of the data in the target dir for
  DK> rdiff-backup. When I run rdiff-backup -v6 /home/PUBLIC/
  DK> backupserver.com::/var/backupdisk/location/ it seems to recopy
  DK> every file again, which is not what I want over a 56K modem :)

This should abort and tell you to use --force.  If you use --force, it
should only update the changed files.

Ben Escoto

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