problem with rdiff-backup-0.5.1

Alberto Accomazzi Alberto Accomazzi <>
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 18:36:03 -0500


that did it!  Thanks a lot,

-- Alberto

In message <200202282310.g1SNAiu27550@folly.Stanford.EDU>, Ben Escoto writes:

> >>>>> "AA" == Alberto Accomazzi <>
> >>>>> wrote the following on Thu, 28 Feb 2002 12:10:14 -0500
>   AA> I'm back trying to use rdiff-backup after a hyatus of a few
>   AA> months spent on other little projects, and was happy to see a
>   AA> much improved version around.
>   AA> I call the script as user ads_back with the following options:
>   AA> rdiff-backup /proj/ads/soft /proj/ads-md3/backups/proj/ads/soft
>   AA> and the script crashes after it copies over files in the first
>   AA> directory.  From the traceback, it looks to me like it's trying
>   AA> to modify the access time of the original directory.  Why is
>   AA> that and can I do anything to avoid the problem?
> Yep, a new bug.  The enclosed patch should fix it.  I also added a
> test case for this on my end so hopefully this won't come up later..

Alberto Accomazzi                
NASA Astrophysics Data System            
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street, MS 83, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA