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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Target SMB or CIFS filesystem won't allow symli
Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Target SMB or CIFS filesystem won't allow symlinks, rdiff-backup fails
Wed, 13 Jun 2007 16:14:28 -0400
Thunderbird 18.104.22.168 (Macintosh/20070509)
Eric Jensen wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to backup from a Linux/ext3 system to a networked filesystem
> that is mounted as smbfs. I can read/write test files on the mounted
> target filesystem, but when I try to run rdiff-backup, it fails. It
> appears that the problem is that I can't create symlinks on the target
Yes, this is a known bug that was corrected in CVS.
Perhaps it's time for a new unstable release?
Andrew Ferguson - address@hidden