Rewriting a bash script in python

Chris Jones cjns1989 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 04:21:29 CET 2008


On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 09:21:38PM EST, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> In message <6ne3j3Fkre17U9 at mid.uni-berlin.de>, Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch
> wrote:
> 
> > Well, if it handles your backups it doesn't work.  It just pretends until
> > you really *need* the backed up data.  ;-)
> 
> That's why a backup system needs to be absolutely simple as possible. Avoid
> complicated formats, a straightforward mirrored filesystem (e.g. updated
> via rsync) is the easiest to verify that you can read your precious data.
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_Any_ system and backup systems in particular.

There are tradeoffs though .. the above is beyond my budget ..

Couldn't agree more with what you're saying, though.

Less is better!




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