On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 7:32 PM, Bob Friesenhahn
<bfrie...@simple.dallas.tx.us> wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jul 2012, bofh wrote:
>> When I do a snapshot, that file is part of the snapshot.  But are
>> changes within the file kept as well?
> Only the difference (at block level) between the snapshots is kept. If the
> changed data was changed 1000 times between the snapshots, then only the
> difference between the blocks at the exact time the snapshot was taken is
> preserved.

Thanks!  That helps me out! :)

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