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.
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