Changeset 2337


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Timestamp:
Aug 20, 2009, 5:39:23 PM (10 years ago)
Author:
bruno
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  • Precise the combined usage of -E and -I in mondoarchive (Case 4601017223)

(Backport of a 2.2.9 fix)

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  • branches/2.2.10/mondo-doc/mondoarchive.8

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    156156.TP
    157157.BI "-E " "\*(lqpath ...\*(rq"
    158 Exclude path(s) from backup. The paths should be separated with a whitespace.
     158Exclude path(s) from backup. The paths should be separated with a whitespace and surrounded by quotes.
     159This is the prefered and recommended option when doing partial archiving.
    159160Note that mondo automatically excludes removable media (/mnt/floppy,
    160161/mnt/cdrom, /proc, /sys, /tmp). For example, if you are backing up to an NFS mount but you
     
    169170.TP
    170171.BI "-I " "\*(lqpath ...\*(rq"
    171 Include paths(s) in backup. The default backup path is \*(lq/\*(rq but you may
    172 specify alternatives, e.g. -I \*(lq/home /etc\*(rq to override that.
     172Include paths(s) in backup. This option is mainly use to erform tests in order to reduce the time taken by the archiving operation.
     173The default backup path is \*(lq/\*(rq but you may specify alternatives, e.g. -I \*(lq/home /etc\*(rq to override that.
    173174You may also specify full disk device to this option as with -I \*(lq/dev/sda /dev/cciss/c0d0\*(rq
     175N.B.: When using the
     176.BR \-I
     177option with the
     178.BR \-E
     179option, the -E content should be subdirectories of those mentioned in the -I only, as -I takes precedence.
    174180
    175181.TP
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