Running Rdiff-backup from Cron

Dave Poirier
Sun, 21 Apr 2002 15:43:10 -0700 (PDT)

I upgraded both ends to the 0.7.2 Packages and all seems to work now.  It's
been running from Cron for a few days now with no errors.  I think that
fixed it.

>>>>>> "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