smalltarbkp.bash – v1.4

Sunday afternoon

Just implemented a update in the smalltarbkp.bash script bringing it up to version 1.4, in this update I have implemented the force -full override for those that want to sometimes run full every backup for a particular reason while other backups are still running the normal full/incremental type backups.

Here is a screenshot of the -help showing you available syntax

Anyway one else feel free to download it and test it / use it / enjoy it.

Download / Source

If you already use smalltarbkp.bash version 1.3 you can simply run the following command.

$ smalltarbkp.bash [-upgrade]

If you want to know how I’ve configured my crontab to use this script here is a example.

# TAR BACKUP SCRIPT DAILY
0 2 * * * /home/ricardo/scripts/smalltarbkp.bash -path /home/ricardo/Programming -name “Programming” >/dev/null 2>&1

# TAR BACKUP SCRIPT WEEKLY
0 1 * * 0 /home/ricardo/scripts/smalltarbkp.bash -path /home/ricardo/Pictures -name “Pictures” >/dev/null 2>&1

# TAR BACKUP SCRIPT MONTHLY
0 0 1 * * /home/ricardo/scripts/smalltarbkp.bash -path /home/ricardo/CalibreLibrary -name “CalibreLibrary” -full >/dev/null 2>&1

Enjoy it and please let me know what you think @tergum_pro on twitter








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