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
path may be blank, in which case the default remote repository
The connection to the remote server is made with SSH.
If you'd like to specify which port, user or private key to use for
the SSH connection, we recommend you use the ~/.ssh/config
Even though the data source is remote, a local bup repository is still
# 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.
AUTHORSAvery Pennarun <[email protected]>.