[arch-general] Source control on /etc

Don deJuan donjuansjiz at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 11:14:04 EDT 2012

On 06/20/2012 07:46 AM, Squall Lionheart wrote:
> I wrote a system backup program called "mime" that works similar to Apple's
> Time Machine on the back end.  Basically each time you backup your system,
> another copy of your file system is available.  Another program is
> installed with it called "lsmime" which is used to list, restore and view
> information about files that are backed up.  The new version I am about to
> release even has the ability to view a diff on a particular file against
> any version that is in your backups.  The features available give the feel
> of having your entire file system under version control.
> The version on the site is functional and we have been using it on our
> servers and work stations for years.  I will have a new version available
> in a few weeks.  The current version can be downloaded here from the link
> below.  If you end up using it, I greatly appreciate any feedback you can
> provide.
> In regards to your original question, I don't know what is considered the
> "Arch" way of doing this, however I run Arch at work and at home and is
> backed up using mime on a daily or weekly frequency (this has saved my butt
> more than once).
> http://code.google.com/p/mime-backup/
> Thank you
> Squall

Squall, very nice work going to give this a shot later today on a test 
box. Thanks for pointing this out. I tried a few things in suggestions 
to my OP but this seems to be the best so far. Thanks for bringing this 
back up

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