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I have came with the solution that is, IMO, simplest possible:
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Instead of rsync, I use rsnapshot. It uses rsync with link-dest, but automatically handles rolling the backups. It’s been running for a couple of months now with no problems. I also like how it can backup the results of scripts as well; for example, I take a backup of my MythTV database, and it knows if there are any changes.
My biggest “problem” was exclusion of files. A little shell scripting helped out there.
If you’d like more details on my scripts just let me know.
Hi Scott. Hope all is well. I would love to hear a little more detail about your script. Never used rsnapshot – Love the idea of filesystem snapshot on top of rsync. Thanks for the tip – I’m going to be trying it tonight 🙂 Thanks.