Backup solutions (was Re: [Box-Admins] Permissions)

Ken Causey ken at
Tue Feb 8 20:03:05 UTC 2011

No, http is not used at any step.  I'm not absolutely sure of the
details but it is much closer to using ssh although I think it is even
smarter than that in terms of not copying entire files when only part of
the file is changed.


> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: Backup solutions (was Re: [Box-Admins] Permissions)
> From: Philippe Marschall <philippe.marschall at>
> Date: Tue, February 08, 2011 1:56 pm
> To: Ken Causey <ken at>
> Cc: Squeak Hosting Support <box-admins at>
> 2011/2/8 Ken Causey <ken at>:
> > It has nothing to do with the Squeak image.  Rsnapshot/rsync do the job
> > and I would be very surprised if it has any noticeable effect on the
> > system, it has none on the community server.
> My question way more do you download all the .mcz versions through
> http (which makes the squeaksource image serve them) or do you use ssh
> to copy them from the local disc of the squeaksource server?
> Cheers
> Philippe

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