Why different directory sizes?

Damian Menscher menscher at uiuc.edu
Wed May 10 15:22:05 UTC 2006

On Wed, 10 May 2006, Felix E. Klee wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 May 2006 13:17, you wrote:
>> Why should your backup script care?  It really shouldn't....
> It compares the size of the files on the original file system with those on
> the synchronized file system.  So, if we leave out directories from that
> check, then we should be on the safe side, right?

Correct, but it sounds like you should be reading up on rsync or LVM 
snapshots to avoid reinventing the wheel.

Damian Menscher
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