Backups (was: Re: [darcs-users] Possibly a very simplistic solution)

David Roundy droundy at
Wed May 19 11:21:43 UTC 2004

On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 08:47:07AM +0200, Ketil Malde wrote:
> Nigel Rowe <rho at> writes:
> > A possibly overly simplistic solution occurred to me, to the problem of
> > find or grep -r finding files in _darcs/current.
> Another thing, I'm currently backing up by find(1)ing all _darcs
> directories, and tar(1)ing them up, and pushing the tars to a backed
> up volume.  Apparently, I can recover by doing a "darcs revert".
> Is there any reason this might not be entirely safe, or is this the
> recommended way to do it?  

It's perfectly safe--as long as you don't want to back up your unrecorded
David Roundy

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