[Dirvish] Dirvish & Windows alternatives

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Fri Jul 6 09:21:39 UTC 2007

On Thu 05 Jul 2007, Brian Martin wrote:
> I use dirvish for some Windows back-ups.  I do it on an private network
> where I'm not so concerned about security.  It does OK for personal data
> file recovery, although I agree that a bare-metal restore is probably out of
> the questions.  There are two problems, however, that I thought I'd alert
> folks to:
> 1) Open files: cwrsync gets blocked from backing up (at least some) open
> 2) Junction points: Windows NT and on have something called junction points

I think that the rsync mailing list is the most appropriate place to
bring these points up, as these are really concerning rsync (or rather,
the cwrsync implementation) and not dirvish. However, I guess it's good
that dirvish users are aware of these.

Paul Slootman

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