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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Create Missing Data

From: Chris Hawkins
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Create Missing Data
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:54:31 -0400 (EDT)

I have not used this option personally, but:

This is short for --verify-at-time now

--verify-at-time now
Check  all  the  data in the repository at the given time by computing the SHA1 
hash of all the regular files and comparing them with the hashes stored in the 
metadata file.


----- Original Message -----
> We just started using rdiff rather than rsync. Everything seems to be
> running OK so far, but I found what may be a problem in the future.
> This is our basic code:
> rdiff-backup.exe -v5 --force --exclude-globbing-filelist
> exclude.filter 'Source' 'Destination'
> Lets say the source is C:/mysql
> and the destination is D:/backup
> It all runs fine and does what it's supposed to - but I noticed that
> if I delete D:/backup/mysql/bin - I can't get rdiff to re-create it.
> rdiff compares the meta-data and doesn't seem to see that the backup
> folder/files are missing.
> Am I missing an option or is there something to check or compare the
> files not just the meta-data?
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