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How Does Retrospect 8 Backup Mac Os X Packages?

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I know that Retrospect performs deduplication during backup on a file-by-file basis. However, for packages, such as an application or an Aperture library, is this deduplication done with respect to each individual file in the package, or is the package considered to be a single entity? Thanks!

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It's on file-by-file basis. My iPhoto Library (package) doesn't get backed up (as a whole), only the added pictures after an import in iPhoto.


A package is just a folder, with a flag that tells Finder: "show this as it was file".

If you look at a package in Terminal, it's just like any other folder.

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