mrb_0.3_all.deb


Advertisement

Description

mrb - Manage incremental data snapshots with make/rsync

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename mrb_0.3_all.deb
Package name mrb
Package version 0.3
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category admin
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ron Lee <ron@debian.org>
Download size 26.03 KB
Installed size 99.00 KB
mrb is a single, self-documenting, executable makefile, which aims to make
trivial the task of maintaining a set of compact, incremental, rsync mirrors
of your important (and sometimes rapidly changing) data.
It relies only on the time-hardened industry tools GNU make and rsync.
Snapshots may be taken at any opportune interval.  Multiple snapshot targets
can be configured in a modular fashion, so fast changing data can be separated
from static bulk data, with snapshots of each scheduled or triggered on demand,
as may be appropriate for each.
This package also includes gitkeeper, which is a tool for easy bidirectional
mirroring of 'installed' data files from a remote system to a local git
repository.  It doesn't actually require you to keep the local files in git,
but if you do it supports restoring the remote system to any snapshot from
the repository.  Likewise it allows you to explicitly configure the owner and
access permission that should be applied when pushing to the remote system
since they are not preserved by the versions stored in git.
To use gitkeeper you will need to install the suggested perl packages too.

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
mrb_0.3_all.deb 0.3 all Debian Main
mrb - - -

Requires

Name Value
make -
rsync -

Download

Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package mrb_0.3_all.deb
Source Package mrb

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mrb deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mrb

Files

Path
/usr/bin/gitkeeper
/usr/bin/gk
/usr/bin/mrb
/usr/share/doc/mrb/changelog.gz
/usr/share/doc/mrb/copyright
/usr/share/man/man8/gitkeeper.8.gz
/usr/share/man/man8/gk.8.gz
/usr/share/man/man8/mrb.8.gz

Changelog

2016-08-15 - Ron Lee <ron@debian.org>
mrb (0.3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Completely rewrite gitkeeper.
Since the version in 0.2 was never released, there is no attempt to remain
compatible with it.  It was an interesting experiment but its shortcomings
were too serious to persist with that approach.  This one is a much more
generic bidirectional mirroring helper, and is not only more powerful, but
easier to configure and use too.  But the price of this is that it is now
written in perl instead of bash, and the configuration is structured JSON
instead of simple shell variables.  As simple as possible, but no simpler
and all that.  It is a better suited tool for this job.
* 10 year anniversary upload, to close the only bug reported since 0.1 was
released, that it didn't build with `dpkg-buildpackage -A`.  That's been
fixed in git since 2008 though, so we just need to release it.
Closes: #831959
2014-07-04 - Ron Lee <ron@debian.org>
mrb (0.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added the gitkeeper script.  Remote administration and local backups have
more in common than might be first expected.
* Tweak mrb to permit pulling files from remote sources too.
* Sanity check new module names, limiting them to alphanumeric characters
and underscore.  GNU make is getting more picky about what is allowed in
variable names, and it makes sense for us to as well.
* Add (more) vim swapfile extensions to the list of example excludes.
2006-05-09 - Ron Lee <ron@debian.org>
mrb (0.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Yes, the world is full of 'simple' backup systems already.
And the bts is simply full of old unfixed bugs that point
out the errors in their purported simplicity.
So here is yet another one, hopefully so simple that it
can't possibly ever have (m)any bugs of its own...
Hats off especially to Mike Rubel and jw for wanting the right
things and stirring this particular broth until my job was simple.

See Also

Package Description
mrbayes-doc_3.2.6+dfsg-2_all.deb Bayesian Inference of Phylogeny - manual
mrbayes-mpi_3.2.6+dfsg-2+b1_i386.deb Bayesian Inference of Phylogeny - mpi version
mrbayes_3.2.6+dfsg-2+b1_i386.deb Bayesian Inference of Phylogeny
mrboom_4.7-1_i386.deb 8 player Bomberman
mrd6_0.9.6-13+b1_i386.deb IPv6 Multicast Routing Daemon
mrename_1.2-13_all.deb tool for easy and automatic renaming of many files
mriconvert_2.1.0-3_i386.deb medical image file conversion utility
mricron-data_0.20140804.1~dfsg.1-3_all.deb data files for MRIcron
mricron-doc_0.20140804.1~dfsg.1-3_all.deb data files for MRIcron
mricron_0.20140804.1~dfsg.1-3_i386.deb magnetic resonance image conversion, viewing and analysis
mrmpi-doc_1.0~20140404-2_all.deb Implements MapReduce operation on top of standard MPI message - doc
mrpt-apps_1.5.6-1+b1_i386.deb Mobile Robot Programming Toolkit - Console and GUI applications
mrpt-common_1.5.6-1_all.deb Mobile Robot Programming Toolkit - Example datasets and files
mrpt-doc_1.5.6-1_all.deb Mobile Robot Programming Toolkit - Documentation and examples
mrrescue_1.02e-1_all.deb Mr Rescue is an arcade 2d action game
Advertisement
Advertisement