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rdiff-backup partial file transfers
The way rdiff-backup works is that if a file is being transfered and the connection is lost, rdiff-backup rolls back the transfer of that file.
If the file is large - for example a database - it can take several hours to completley transfer a file. So if it gets rolled back it needs to start again.
I want to do partial file transfers, so that the next time I invoke rdiff-backup, it carries on where it left off.
rsync works this way.
is it possible to do this with rdiff-backup?
if not, is this somthing that can be added with a code change - or is there a fundamental reason why it cannot work this way?
help much appreciated.