[PLUG] Whether to choose ext3 or ext4

Mayuresh mayuresh at acm.org
Sat Nov 20 04:07:03 PST 2010


On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 05:13:12PM +0530, Ghodechhap wrote:

> > Also, I have slightly old fashioned view about snapshots. A lot of content
> > to be backed up consists of files that do not undergo change. For those
> > that do I'd rather opt for a revision control and backup my revision
> > control repository.
> 
> Depends. Some things don't adopt to revision control. e.g. photos that I have 
> shot in past 5 years have accumulated to 20GB. in mercurial, that would waste 
> another 20GB for repo + 20GB for working copy, even without a single change.

Exactly, the same thing I was saying above:

> > ... "A lot of content
> > to be backed up consists of files that do not undergo change. For those
> > that do I'd rather opt for a revision control ..."

Mayuresh.



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