Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 163716
RFE: add incremental backup functionality
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:19 EST
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Description of problem:
As per BZ #163683.
It would be nice if star supported the incremental backup functionality that tar supports. This will allow using it with amanda
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. use amanada to backup a machine that uses SELinux
2. find out that amanda uses tar which does not support EAs and ACLs
3. try to find an alternative to tar for amanda to use
Actual Results: star is lacking required functionality
Expected Results: star being usable with amanda
BZ #163715 has been also opened requesting the same from pax.
The ACL support code in star is alpha.
star is able to do incremental backups. I don't know if amanda is ready to
work with star. It's question for amanda maintainer.
Don't you think it would be better to reassign this issue to amanda?
Request was for star to support incremental. As Comment #2 says it does we can