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NAME bagop - mark files and directories for backup and back them up

SYNOPSIS bagop [--dest [[user@]host:][dir] ] [--dryrun|-d] [--quiet|-q] (add paths|del paths|move src dst|commit|stat)

DESCRIPTION bagop is a tool for flagging specific files and directories that should be backed up.

OPTIONS --dest [[user@]host:][dir] Destination folder. --dest determines where the backup will be saved. dir is the directory where the backup should be saved (defaults to . if a remote host is given). host is the name of the remote host on which the backup is (default: no remote host). user is the username on the remote host (default: your username).

         The syntax is the same as for rsync.

         The default is ~/backup/bagop.

-d
--dryrun Dry run. Do not do the actual backup but show what would be
         done.

-q
--quiet  Quiet. Do not output progress information and warnings. Only
         report errors.

add *paths*
         Add to the backup. Mark *paths* for backing up from now on.
         Adding a directory will add all files and furture files under
         that directory.

del *paths*
delete   Delete from the backup. Mark *paths* for not being backed up
         any more (and NOT impelemented: delete it from the backup).

move *src* *dst*
         The command is equivalent to the `mv` Unix command and indeed
         files and directories can be renamed or moved physically on the
         file system while keeping track of them in the database. If
         multiple *src* paths are given, then the *dst* path must be a
         directory.

commit   Do the actual backup. This will copy the files and directories
         to the backup.

stat *path*
status   Show status. Show the status of the files and directories.

EXAMPLE: Simple use Mark a file foo.gz for backup:

bagop add foo.gz

Mark multiple files for backup:

bagop add *.gz

Mark a directory results/ for backup:

bagop add results/

Copy the marked files and directories to the backup dir

bagop commit

Rename a file already added to the backup

bagop move foo bar

Move files and directories already added to the backup to new_dir/

bagop move foo bar dir/ new_dir/

Show the backup status:

bagop stat

Show the backup status for all files:

bagop stat /

EXAMPLE: backup to a specified destination The default backup destination is '~/backup/bagop'. To use an alternative destination do:

bagop --dest ~/my_backup add *.gz

And commit the backup to that specific destination:

bagop --dest ~/my_backup commit

EXAMPLE: backup to multiple destinations First add files for the first destination and then the second:

bagop --dest ~/my_backup1 add *.gz bagop --dest ~/my_backup2 add *.gz

And then commit both:

bagop --dest ~/my_backup commit bagop --dest ~/my_backup commit

EXAMPLE: backup to a specified host Specify the alternatie host and the optional directory at the host when adding files:

bagop --dest maasha@host1:my_backup add *.gz

And then commit the backup for that host and directory:

bagop --dest maasha@host1:my_backup commit

EXAMPLE: backup to multiple hosts Don't put all eggs in one basket. First add files for the first host and then the second:

bagop --dest maasha@host1: add *.gz bagop --dest maasha@host2: add *.gz

And then commit both:

bagop --dest maasha@host1: commit bagop --dest maasha@host1: commit

AUTHOR Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Martin Asser Hansen, http://www.maasha.dk

Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Ole Tange, http://ole.tange.dk

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SEE ALSO ssh(1), rsync(1)