backup tools

Chad Perrin perrin at
Sat Jun 23 16:46:16 UTC 2012

On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 09:46:02AM -0400, Jorge Luis Gonzalez wrote:
> Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > 
> > what exactly deficiences and requirements not met by rsync are you talking 
> > about?
> Perhaps "deficiencies" was too strong a word.  I think the OP required--or
> perhaps desired--a WOL function.  I'm not aware of any such capability in rsync
> proper.  I meant, too, that dirvish, which was the alternative that I
> recommended, presents an elegant and easily-comprehended way to manage rsync's
> considerable abilities, not that it provides features that can't be managed
> directly by rsync.  

Actually, a Wake-On-LAN feature is not at all necessary for me in this
case.  It's a simple enough task to just trigger a backup manually at the
command line via a script that automates the process.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]

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