[mythtv-users] mythtv-users Digest, Vol 107, Issue 50

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sat Feb 18 04:46:25 UTC 2012


On 2/17/2012 19:31, James Linder wrote:
> If you backup on the same spindle then call it 'a copy' since a backup it is not.

A backup and a copy are the same thing.  All something must be to be a 
backup is a separate copy that does not see live usage.  You can do 
whatever you want to the live version, but you will not harm the 
backup.  Whether the backup is in the same file, or the same filesystem, 
or the same hard disk, or the same machine, or the same room, or the 
same building, or even the same planet makes no difference to the term, 
only the reliability.


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