Ben Escoto
Fri, 18 Jan 2002 09:54:22 -0800

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>>>>> "cb" == cb921  <>
>>>>> wrote the following on Fri, 18 Jan 2002 12:57:06 +0200

  >> What do you think the right answer would be?  Catch all IOErrors
  >> that come from reading ordinary files in the source directory,
  >> and just skip those with errors (with logging as you suggested)?

  cb> It's ugly, I can't think of a better solution, but I'd rather
  cb> skip a file than skip the rest of the directory tree.

  cb> I can think of waiting for the file to become available, but
  cb> that may never happen, and it's ugly.  I can think also of
  cb> storing a list of unretrievable filenames, and retrying them
  cb> once after the rest of the tree has been copied, but that feels
  cb> very dirty.

Ok then, I added this to my TODO list...  I'll try to put it in the
next version.

Ben Escoto

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