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Re: [ba-unrev-talk] Question about backing up

One of the projects I plan to work on next year is a
directory-sync utility. FTPvoyager has an absolutely
spot-on interface, but it only works over an FTP
connection!    (01)

Eugene Eric Kim wrote:    (02)

> On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, Henry K van Eyken wrote:
> > Does anyone know of a utility that will scan one's harddisk for files
> > with a certain date or later and place copies of these in a single
> > directory (from which one can create a CD-update to previously backed-up
> > files)? For Windows; for Linux.
> On UNIX, to create a backup archive called backup.tar:
>   tar cvf backup.tar `find sourcedir -mtime -n -print`
> where sourcedir is the directory you want to back up and n is the number
> of days ago the files were last modified.  So, for example, to back up all
> of the files in /usr/local/httpd that were modified in the past week:
>   tar cvf backup.tar `find /usr/local/httpd -mtime -7 -print`
> Ah, UNIX. :-)
> -Eugene
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