bup - Backup program using rolling checksums and git file formats
bup [global options...] <command> [options...]
bup is a program for making backups of your files using
the git file format.
Unlike git(1) itself, bup is optimized for handling huge
data sets including individual very large files (such a virtual
However, once a backup set is created, it can still be accessed
using git tools.
The individual bup subcommands appear in their own man pages.
print bup's version number.
Equivalent to bup-version(1)
use the given BUP_DIR parameter as the bup repository location,
instead of reading it from the $BUP_DIR environment variable or
using the default ~/.bup location.