This chapter discusses topics that do not warrant a chapter of their own, such as compressing backups and running Obnam from cron.
k4dirstat cache files
k4dirstat is a utility for visualising the disk space used by a directory tree. Obnam's
kdirstat command can be used to produce a listing of the contents of a generation in a format which can be read by k4dirstat using
Read Cache File from the k4dirstat menu. e.g.
$ obnam kdirstat --client CLIENT --generation GENID > CLIENT.kdirstat.cache $ gzip -v9 CLIENT.kdirstat.cache # OPTIONAL
CLIENT.kdirstat.cache[.gz] can now be read by