[Rear-users] backuppc support

Schlomo Schapiro schlomo at schapiro.org
Wed Jun 15 03:08:03 CEST 2011


Hi,

Am 14.06.2011 15:13, schrieb Dag Wieers:
>> You can use ReaR with BACKUP=EXTERNAL and set EXTERNAL_BACKUP and
>> EXTERNAL_RESTORE to the corresponding backuppc commands.
>>
>> Look at /usr/share/rear/conf/default.conf for inspiration and adjust
>> /etc/rear/local.conf or site.conf.
> 
> This information really should go into a document. I have been converting 
> some existing (outdated) documents to AsciiDoc, but I would like to create 
> either a man-page _and_ a single user manual (for users and developers), 
> or just a very comprehensive man-page.

I would favour a good man-page which will be also published on the
website. In the end the documentation on the machine should be good for
most tasks (negative examples are the manpages of netpbm which - on some
systems - are just a link to the website).

Kind Regards,
Schlomo




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