Can't stat -t problem
Wed, 9 Jan 2002 18:37:34 +0000 (GMT)
I have just noticed your posting about the new version and am about to
try it out with the new option.
I did learn a bit more about find and after running:
find / \( -type d -name dev -prune \) -o -type b -print
I am pretty sure there are no device files being backed up.
I will let you know if the new option sorts things,
On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Ben Escoto wrote:
> >>>>> "MW" == mike wolman <email@example.com>
> >>>>> wrote the following on Mon, 7 Jan 2002 20:04:44 +0000 (GMT)
> MW> Hi Ben, I have checked and am pretty sure there are no dev files
> MW> being backed up, this is the command line i am using:
> MW> I will have an extra check to see if there are any other dev
> MW> files about but it is a plain webserver without anything special
> MW> running.
> Did you ever find the device file? (You can see which file
> rdiff-backup objects to by setting to a high verbosity, like 7.) If
> there really are no device files then there must be some logic error
> in rdiff-backup.
> Also, the newest version has an --ignore-device-files option, so
> if it is messing up device files, you can just tell it to ignore all
> of them.
> Ben Escoto