rsync and moving files [Re: backup w/ snapshots]

Charles Swiger cswiger at
Tue Aug 30 14:49:17 GMT 2005

On Aug 30, 2005, at 3:32 AM, Svein Halvor Halvorsen wrote:
> Yes, that's correct! But let's say I keep more than one snapshot  
> around. I
> maybe didn't mention this, but this the sole purpose of using  
> snapshots;
> for me to have more full backups laying around.

A snapshot on the same disk does not qualify as a reliable backup of  
your data.
Using rsync to copy a tree of stuff to another machine would.


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