--calculate-average questions

Pavlos Parissis p_pavlos@freemail.gr
Tue, 3 Sep 2002 16:32:19 +0300

On Mon, 02 Sep 2002 16:52:46 -0700 Ben Escoto <bescoto@stanford.edu> wrote:
>  >>>>> "PP" == Pavlos Parissis <p_pavlos@freemail.gr>
>  >>>>> wrote the following on Mon, 2 Sep 2002 22:06:20 +0300
>    PP> Hello all, While i was reading the results of session_statistics
>    PP> i realized that i didn't know the meaning of all that info.
>  This is a good question - there wasn't enough documentation about
>  this.  I just added a FAQ question on this at:
I think that it would be better if you spend more time for write the documentaion.
I think that the best program without a good documentaion would be useless.

>  http://rdiff-backup.stanford.edu/FAQ.html#statistics
OK that's a good start.

>    PP> [paul@/mnt/extra/paul_backup/rdiff-backup-data]$ rdiff-backup
>    PP> --calculate-average
>    PP> session_statistics.2002-09-01T22\:27\:02+03\:00.data
>  There is no reason to calculate the average of one session!
WHen tried  to directory_statistics..... i got:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/rdiff-backup", line 6779, in ?
  File "/usr/bin/rdiff-backup", line 6488, in Main
  File "/usr/bin/rdiff-backup", line 6472, in take_action
    elif self.action == "calculate-average": self.CalculateAverage(rps)
  File "/usr/bin/rdiff-backup", line 6742, in CalculateAverage
    statobjs = map(lambda rp: StatsObj().read_stats_from_rp(rp), rps)
  File "/usr/bin/rdiff-backup", line 6742, in <lambda>
    statobjs = map(lambda rp: StatsObj().read_stats_from_rp(rp), rps)
  File "/usr/bin/rdiff-backup", line 4812, in read_stats_from_rp
  File "/usr/bin/rdiff-backup", line 4790, in set_stats_from_string
    if not attr in self.stat_attrs: error(line)
  File "/usr/bin/rdiff-backup", line 4783, in error
    def error(line): raise StatsException("Bad line '%s'" % line)
__main__.StatsException: Bad line '# rdiff-backup directory statistics file'
>  -- 
>  Ben Escoto

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