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Old 09-18-2008, 08:24 AM
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740,000 files on disk EVALUATED to update 2 files in directory

i have a backup script, that relies on the pre-canned "Exclude all file.dset" and has a single 'copy' action for a subdirectory on my Macintosh HD.

the subdirectory has 38 items and is ~43MB total size

i have about 117GB of storage over 740,000 files on the Macintosh HD (as reported by SuperDuper)

Why does superduper have to EVALUATE every single file (all 740,000) just to update the subdirectory (containing 38 items)???

is there a better default/pre-canned script to use to improve this?

alternatively is there a better tool than superduper for backing up discrete subdirectories?
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alternative, evaluate, subdirectory

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