Backup Script for Mac OS X experiences?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Mar 21 14:56:06 PDT 2013

On Mar 20, 2013, at 21:30, Lawrence Velázquez wrote:

> On Mar 20, 2013, at 10:02 PM, Ian Wadham wrote:
>> I wonder if I should be excluding parts of /opt/local … ?  Macports has a rather high
>> turnover of files when you install or upgrade and I think most could be recreated easily
>> enough after a disk crash.
> I *think* /opt/local/etc and /opt/local/var are the only directories containing data that would not be recreated by a reinstall. Don't quote me on that, though.

That's up to each individual port. For example, apache2 has its configuration files in /opt/local/apache2/conf.

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