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[rdiff-backup-users] Re: rdiff-backup when disk is full (was: Re: Trace

From: Wiebe Cazemier
Subject: [rdiff-backup-users] Re: rdiff-backup when disk is full (was: Re: Trace when listing backup and not enough permissions)
Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2007 11:03:16 +0200
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On Thursday 31 May 2007 10:24, Charles Duffy wrote:

> This is a good reason to have rdiff-backup run as a non-root user under
> normal conditions (such that when doing administrative commands as root,
> your root-only buffer on the drive [you've left that turned on in the
> filesystem options, right?] is available to allow the working space needed).

If you're backing up system files, you do want to run it as root, because
non-root users might not be able to read some files.

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