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Re: [Duplicity-talk] restoring single directory from full backup

From: Ben Escoto
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] restoring single directory from full backup
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 09:54:26 -0700

On Fri, 26 Sep 2003 15:18:50 +0200
"til" <address@hidden> wrote:
> i made a complete backup of my virtual server using duplicity. i read the 
> man page but didn't really understand, how i can restore a single directory 
> from the full backup, if thats possible at all. 
> if i use the syntax how i understood it, duplicity starts to restore the 
> full backup to that path but not the single directory... 
> any hints ? 
> Command Line for full backup: 
> duplicity --exclude /proc --exclude /tmp --exclude /mnt --exclude /dev / 
> scp://address@hidden/mybackup 
> restore deleted test directory:
> duplicity scp://address@hidden/mybackup /root/backuptest 

Try --file-to-restore.  So if you want to restore /usr/bin, then:

duplicity --file-to-restore usr/bin scp://address@hidden/mybackup 

Perhaps this should be given a short name (like -r) to make it more

Ben Escoto

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