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authorLars Wirzenius <>2012-09-29 16:57:07 +0100
committerLars Wirzenius <>2012-09-29 16:57:07 +0100
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Update README to be vaguely correct
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-genbackupdata creates or modifies directory trees in ways that simulate
-real filesystems sufficiently well for performance testing of backup
-software. For example, it can create files that are a mix of small text
-files and big binary files, with the binary files containing random
-binary junk which compresses badly. This can then be backed up, and
-later the directory tree can be changed by creating new files, modifying
-files, or deleting or renaming files. The backup can then be run again.
+genbackupdata creates test data for testing backup programs. The
+data is entirely syntethic, but just good enough to be of some little
The output is deterministic, such that for a given set of parameters the
same output always happens. Thus it is more efficient to distribute