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Re: large imports and tmp files

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-29 18:45:23 CEST

On Sat, 2006-07-29 at 10:39, D.AlanStewart wrote:
> Parallels is similar to VMWare, but unfortunately does not yet have
> that product's snapshot functionality. I was hoping to use svn to
> backup my virtual machines and somewhat emulate the VMWare snapshot
> functionality. These images are spare, though fragmentation does
> create wasted space over time.
> Apparently svn is simply not suitable for what I need to do,
> especially if limiting the number of previous versions stored is
> going to be a problem.

If what you want are backups, you might like something like
http://www.nongnu.org/rdiff-backup/features.html better than
a version control system.

  Les Mikesell
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Received on Sat Jul 29 18:46:48 2006

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