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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] AssertionError: Found too many current_mirror i
Re: [rdiff-backup-users] AssertionError: Found too many current_mirror incs!
Thu, 6 Nov 2003 09:26:08 -0800
On Thu, 6 Nov 2003 09:21:51 -0500 Kevin Prichard <address@hidden> wrote:
> > How many do you have? Maybe you could list the recent files in your
> > rdiff-backup-data directory. Any idea how the problem started? Maybe
> > you started two rdiff-backup sessions simultaneously maybe?
> I may be confusing terms. I have many incremental backups within
> the backup directory, about 48 (I'm counting files that start with
> If a current_mirror inc is not an increment (sounds like not), then
> what can I do about restoring it to one? The backup runs on a cron,
> so two at once isn't really possible. Perhaps the backup failed for
> reasons unknown and left the current_mirror incs state at 2?
> How to restore it to 1?
The current_mirror.* files are just 0 length regular files that
rdiff-backup touches so later version know when the last backup was.
I call them "increment files" because their filenames have that form,
and that is how the computer thinks of them.
So you can have as many old increments.<time>.dir files as you want,
but there should only be 1 "current_mirror.<time>.data|snapshot" file,
because the current mirror should only have one time.
Anyway, perhaps you could send me a list of the recent files in your
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