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Re: [ITP] rsnapshot 1.3.0 -- A local and remote filesystem snapshot utility
- From: Igor Peshansky <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Jari Aalto <jari dot aalto at cante dot net>
- Cc: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 19:07:32 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: [ITP] rsnapshot 1.3.0 -- A local and remote filesystem snapshot utility
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- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 4 Mar 2008, Jari Aalto wrote:
> ... rsnapshot makes extensive use of hard links, so disk space is only
> used when absolutely necessary...
This will not be true on some non-NTFS filesystems (e.g., FAT). Perhaps a
note in the Cygwin-specific README to that regard is in order? FWIW, I
would also change the ldesc to indicate that hard links will only be used
on NTFS and whatever other systems support them (Corinna?).
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