Fri, 30 Aug 2002 23:24:25 +0300
On Fri, 30 Aug 2002 13:01:14 -0700 Ben Escoto <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>>>> "PP" == Pavlos Parissis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >>>>> wrote the following on Fri, 30 Aug 2002 21:11:07 +0300
> PP> today i created my first incremental backup like this
> PP> /usr/bin/rdiff-backup -v 6 --exclude
> PP> /home/paul/.mozilla/paul/u7k3dbhc.slt/Cache \ /home/paul
> PP> /mnt/extra/paul_backup/
> PP> I read the log and saw lines like these Incrementing mirror file
> PP> /mnt/extra/paul_backup/.mozilla/paul/u7k3dbhc.slt/Cache/037D58F1d01
> PP> and i was wondering why?Since i exclude that dir.
> If you had not --exclude'd them earlier, the first time rdiff-backup
> is run with --exclude, it will "increment" them since it notes that
> these files are newly missing from the backup set.
OK that i didn't know it.But for the nexts incremental backups how can i exclude this dir?
> PP> Secondly, i deleted 2 files form my home dir and i tried to
> PP> find a way to restore them. But, i didn't find any rdiff-backup
> PP> options to do that. i tried rdiff-backup --force
> PP> scripts.2002-08-29T19\:07\:41+03\:00.dir, i chose this because
> PP> under scripts directory was the 2 files which i deleted. I got
> PP> error that it can not overwrite the source dir so i gave
> PP> rdiff-backup \ --force scripts.2002-08-29T19\:07\:41+03\:00.dir
> PP> /home/paul/scripts2 but it didn't restore my files. So i was
> PP> wondering, on monday i did full backup,on tuesday i made a
> PP> incremental backup and after that i deleted a file, why can i
> PP> restore this file to my home dir with rdiff-backup?
> Hmm, did the scripts directory contain those files at time
> 2002-08-29T19:07:41+03:00? If you want to restore files from the most
No, i created these 2 files on 30/08/02.
> recent backup, you can just use cp. When you 'ls
> /mnt/extra/paul_backup/scripts' do you see the files you just deleted?
Yes these 2 files are there.
> Ben Escoto
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