Mark Foster mark at
Wed Apr 20 15:20:39 UTC 2011

On 04/20/2011 07:42 AM, Soren Hansen wrote:
> 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.

Good point.
In other words, use
rsync_short_args	-aH
in rsnapshot.conf
Mark D. Foster <mark at>

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