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[rdiff-backup-users] Re: Re: Some questions/problems about using rdiff-b

From: Chris G
Subject: [rdiff-backup-users] Re: Re: Some questions/problems about using rdiff-backup to a remote system
Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 21:00:28 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17 (2007-11-01)

On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 03:44:54PM -0400, Sam Hart wrote:
> On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 3:28 PM, Chris G <address@hidden> wrote:
> >  I'm working on this, they don't match at the moment.  Hmmmm, that's a
> >  real pain!  On Fedora the only version of rdiff-backup available seems
> >  to be the current stable version 1.0.5. On Ubuntu 7.10 its version
> >  1.1.14, that leaves me in a quandary, I can build a newer version on
> >  Fedora but how do I get 1.1.14 as the current version is 1.1.15.  I
> >  suppose I can build 1.1.15 on both but it's not very satisfactory.
> Building from source is an option, or obtaining packages from other locations.
> Not sure if this helps, but when I needed rdiff-backup for CentOS, I
> actually grabbed it from Dag Wieers:
> http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/rdiff-backup/
> I don't see a recent FC build on there, but one of the RHEL/CentOS
> ones might work.
I just downloaded the 1.1.15 tarball from the rdiff-backup site and
built it at both ends, apart from having to get a few dependencies on
the Ubuntu system that worked OK.

All *seems* to be working OK now, I'll just have to see if the cron
driven overnight backups work.

Chris Green

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