Provided by: bup_0.22a-1_amd64
bup-join - concatenate files from a bup repository
bup join [-r host:path] [refs or hashes...]
bup join is roughly the opposite operation to bup-split(1). You can use it to retrieve the contents of a file from a local or remote bup repository. The supplied list of refs or hashes can be in any format accepted by git(1), including branch names, commit ids, tree ids, or blob ids. If no refs or hashes are given on the command line, bup join reads them from stdin instead.
-r, —remote=host:path Retrieves objects from the given remote repository instead of the local one. path may be blank, in which case the default remote repository is used.
# split and then rejoin a file using its tree id TREE=$(tar -cvf - /etc | bup split -t) bup join $TREE | tar -tf - # make two backups, then get the second-most-recent. # mybackup~1 is git(1) notation for the second most # recent commit on the branch named mybackup. tar -cvf - /etc | bup split -n mybackup tar -cvf - /etc | bup split -n mybackup bup join mybackup~1 | tar -tf -
Part of the bup(1) suite.
Avery Pennarun <email@example.com>.