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Re: [Duplicity-talk] FTP Backup to Windows Systems

From: Ben Escoto
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] FTP Backup to Windows Systems
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 09:46:15 -0700

On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 13:30:59 +0100
Steve Crook <address@hidden> wrote:
> Duplicity logs into the FTP service without any issues, but then
> falls over with a raft of ugly error messages.  It appears to me
> that the filenames used aren't compatible with the NTFS filesystem
> and this causes the failure.
> Is there a workaround for this?

You could try the --short-filenames option.  However, IIRC duplicity
backup sets cannot have a combination of short and long filenames
(it's either all one or all the other), and if you back up with
--short-filenames you have to specify the same option when restoring.

Ben Escoto

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