[ubuntu-uk] Simple backup script

Alan Lord (News) alanslists at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 08:16:34 UTC 2011

On 02/06/11 17:28, Chris Rowson wrote:
> I've been tinkering with backups and backup rotation today and I have
> come across many wierd and wonderful backup scripts of varying
> complexity.
> Is there anything wrong with using something simple like this? (except
> of course for the lack of validation).

Nothing wrong with that.

 From a research perspective I would recommend that you take a look at a 
rather old (but still functional script) I use called automysqlbackup[1].

It has some great demonstrations of various tricks to use in bash 

Cheers Al


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