diff ,patch and mp3s

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Sat Jul 3 02:37:49 PDT 2004

On Sat, 03 Jul 2004 01:37:11 -0300
michael <michael8110 at terra.com.br> wrote:

> Hello,i came across the following problem:wishing to set up a backup  
> scheme for my music mp3 directory,i made a copy of it to a separate  
> partition with dd ,mounted it and then ran diff when the original   
> received a new addition.I intended then to put the patch command in
> cron  ,and i'd then have automatic backup

How would this be better than using the filesystem directly? besides
using dd on a live fs is suicide.

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