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Backup2l

http://backup2l.sourceforge.net/
'backup2l' generates, maintains, and restores backups on a mountable file system. The main design goals are low maintenance effort, efficiency, transparency, and robustness. In a default installation, backups are created autonomously by a cron script. It supports hierarchical differential backups with a user- specified number of levels and backups per level. This means the number of archives that must be stored only increases logarithmically with the number of differential backups since the last full backup. Hence, small incremental backups can be generated at short intervals while time- and space-heavy full backups are only run as needed.


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Download version 1.01 (stable)
released on 9 April 2003

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey9 January 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Gundolf Kiefer Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/backup2l-main


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use textutils
Required to use findutils
Required to use tar
Weak prerequisite cron
Weak prerequisite cdlabelgen

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 April 2003.



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