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Re: [Duplicity-talk] Fwd: AssertionError on every attempt

From: Kenneth Loafman
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] Fwd: AssertionError on every attempt
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:55:49 -0500

Agreed, delete of a non-existent file should just generate a warning.

On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 9:48 AM, <address@hidden> wrote:
On 15.06.2015 15:15, Bruce Merry wrote:
> On 10 June 2015 at 14:43, Rupert Levene <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > (4) deletion of a non-existing file will do nothing; I don't know what
>> > the old code would have done.
> I ran the manual backend test and the delete test currently fails on
> deleting a non-existent file, because it throws backend_error instead
> of backend_not_found. So assuming the test is testing what it is
> supposed to test, what should happen is to report backend_not_found if
> the file does not exist.

not sure that trying to delete non existing files warrants a fatal error, stopping a whole purge/cleanup routine.

pretty sure (like 80%) that most backends (regardless of the test you mention) implement a "@$*# it!" approach and simply continue.

food for thought ..ede/duply.net

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