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Re: large imports and tmp files

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-29 23:23:48 CEST

On Sat, 2006-07-29 at 15:39, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> 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.
>
> Rdiff is useless for actual disk images: it compares the contents of the
> files, not of the filesystem,

His (virtual) disk images are contained in a huge file. He could
use other backup methods for contents of the running virtual
machine, but I think he just wants the whole image file from
the host's perspective but with less space consumption than
full copies after each small change.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell@gmail.com
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