Re: [Evolution] Evolution backup problem

On Tue, 2011-01-04 at 19:07 +0000, Pete Biggs wrote:
  diff ~/evolution.tar.gz /media/diskname/evolution.tar.gz

I've not been following this thread closely, but I don't see the point
of diff'ing two compressed tarballs. You aren't going to get anything
usable as they are essentially binary files.

If you just want to see if they are different, use cmp instead, it's
much faster.


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