Backup2l

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Backup2l

https://github.com/gkiefer/backup2l/
Manages backups

'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.


Download

Download version 1.6 (stable)
released on 23 April 2016

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey9 January 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Gundolf Kiefer Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/backup2l-main


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usetextutils
Required to usefindutils
Required to usetar
Weak prerequisitecron
Weak prerequisitecdlabelgen

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 March 2017.



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