Running Rdiff-backup from Cron

Ben Escoto
Sun, 21 Apr 2002 14:37:56 -0700

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>>>>> "DP" == Dave Poirier <>
>>>>> wrote the following on Wed, 17 Apr 2002 15:35:30 -0700

  DP> Thank's for the reply.  I'm not too sure what is going
  DP> on... sometime the Cron job succeeds and other times it doesn't.
  DP> Here is a full example of the error we're getting.  I went ahead
  DP> and upgraded to the 0.7.2 package and applied Daniel Robbins
  DP> patch (Thanks!!) hoping that might fix the problem.  I run the
  DP> --test-server and ther response is ok.  I'm showing my ignorance
  DP> but is it some sort of file locking problem?  Error from log
  DP> file.....

I can't tell what the problem is.  It looks like both sides just
failed, each thinking the other was at fault.  Are you sure the
problem is with cron?  Maybe rdiff-backup would have failed
sporadically even if you started it manually.

Ben Escoto

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