Soren Hansen soren at
Wed Apr 20 14:42:13 UTC 2011

2011/4/20 Mark Foster <mark at>:
> Since nobody has mentioned it I'll give a plug for Rsnapshot. It works
> well for us backing up hundreds of Linux systems. It supports hardlinks
> and even relies on them you might say...

It relies on hard links to minimise its own storage requirements.
However, hard link support (in the "two files that are hard links to
the same inode will only be backed up once" sense) is disabled by
default. See the "rsync_short_args" section in rsnapshot's man page.

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