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Re: "Copy until full" tool
- From: Doug Henderson <djndnbvg at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:32:03 -0700
- Subject: Re: "Copy until full" tool
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On 17 January 2017 at 01:57, Andrea Venturoli wrote:
> I've got a 2TB backup HD which is filled with several copies (at different times) of the same data; in other words, I could have the following directories:
> Now I periodically need to copy this HD to another one, which is, alas, only 1TB.
> So I'd like to only transfer the most recent copies, either until the disk is full or by specifying a number of "copies" to keep. Of course the older ones should be deleted.
> Think rsync (which I've been using extensibly), but with a size barrier.
This is not specifically a cygwin solution, but I am using it with my
cygwin installation as well as interesting parts of my windows
Restic is a program that does backups right.
home page: https://restic.github.io/
Read the home page. I think it meets its design goals very well.
Doug Henderson, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - from gmail.com
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