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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] rdiff-backup --verify 1.2.8 running around in c

From: Dominic Raferd
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] rdiff-backup --verify 1.2.8 running around in circles
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2011 15:39:45 +0000
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On 20/02/2011 20:51, Marc Haber wrote:
On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 06:11:19PM +0000, Dominic Raferd wrote:
first step, unless the most recent
backup is critical to you, is to try regressing the repository to get it
back to a clean state, with the --check-destination-dir switch
Fatal Error: Destination dir scyw00225 does not need checking

  If this refuses to regress, claiming that there is no corruption, I
  have a bash script which can 'force' a regression. You can repeat
  this as many times as necessary to get past (hopefully) the original
So it'll be a "force regression, try --verify, until --verify runs
through", losing one full, probably uncorrupted increment per iteration?

Exactly. Best to take a backup of the repository before trying it.


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