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Re: [O] org back up

From: Russell Adams
Subject: Re: [O] org back up
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:05:58 -0500
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I second using a VCS instead. I have my Org files in a Bazaar repo,
and a cron job setup to commit hourly if changes occur.

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 09:25:15PM +0200, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Sanjib Sikder writes:
> > I wanted to set a cron job for backing up all my org files as
> > suggested by Suvayu Ali.
> Please don't.  If you consider this a viable backup strategy, you might
> just as well have no backup at all.  You should use a VCS like Git to be
> able to revert to an earlier version of your files.  If necessary, make
> Org a sub-project (that's specific to Git of course) so that not only
> your files but also Org will move back in time when you request that.
> Defending against loss of data is only really possible if you copy them
> to a different medium in a different location.  Again, Git would help
> you do that by allowing you to use a remote repository on some server
> you can access.
> Regards,
> Achim.
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