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Date: Sun, 7 Jul 2013 09:52:28 +0400
Subject: Re: openwall backup techniques

On 06-Jul-2013 15:23:27 +0400, wrote:

 > as there's no rsync in Openwall,
(this file has a timestamp of 2012-05-28)

 > and it is a bit hard to run rdiff-backup which is in Python
 > (and Python is not included into the distro),

I hope we'll avoid it ALAP...

 > the only incremental backup method left is with GNU tar.
 > May be someone could make the
 > wiki page a bit more verbose? As of now, it only describes the
 > process on the 'ideology' level, so it is necessary to google
 > up a lot of actual information to implement the same thing.
 > What I'd be glad to see there are samples of actual tar commands,
 > the authorized_keys file samples (with all these restriction
 > directives), may be even crontab entries, and the involved scripts,
 > if any.

I'd insist on using rsync (and even adding it to the mainstream Owl
distribution): unless being run as a daemon for the rsync:// protocol,
it is generally as safe as underlying ssh.

Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru>
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