Subject: Re: FYI: upgrading GNU tar
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/14/2002 07:31:03
At 16:53 Uhr +0200 13.10.2002, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>amanda is nice, but not always the right tool to use. Especially it can't
>dump partitions larger than a tape.
>I have partitions I want to backup, but doing the backup once a month,
>by hand, is good enouth for these partitions.

You can have your cake, and eat it: Amanda lets you handle full/level 0
backups yourself and can be told todeal with incremental backups only for
those partitions. Alternatively, you can work with gtar and exclude lists.


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