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[rdiff-backup-users] Re: Re: "Truncated header string" error, how to dia

From: Chris G
Subject: [rdiff-backup-users] Re: Re: "Truncated header string" error, how to diagnose?
Date: Sun, 11 May 2008 18:06:07 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17 (2007-11-01)

On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 06:46:28PM +0200, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> On Sun, 11 May 2008, Chris G wrote:
>> I've now cleared up the mess a little, removed all the BSD stuff (that
>> I can find) and have done a clean installation of 1.1.15 on the Linux
>> remote. My backups now work, though I do have to use "--remote-schema
>> 'ssh -C %s /home/isbd/bin/rdiff-backup --server' to make it work.  I'm
>> not quite clear why this should be as my PATH includes /home/isbd/bin
>> but it's not a big problem.
> Non-login shells (such as ssh with a command) do not usually read your 
> profile or bashrc, and therefore normally miss out on any custom 
> environment variables, aliases, etc. If you need this, run a shell, such as 
> 'ssh -C %s bash rdiff-backup --server', or write a wrapper script for 
> rdiff-backup.
At present it's simpler to include the --remote-schema, it's only in
two places.  If I find it getting cumbersome I will, as you suggest,
write a wrapper for rdiff-backup.

Chris Green

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