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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] "Exception '[Errno 112] Host is down:" along wi

From: Gregor Zattler
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] "Exception '[Errno 112] Host is down:" along with --exclude-other-filesystems
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 23:03:15 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hi Robert,
* Robert Nichols <address@hidden> [23. Aug. 2012]:
> On 08/22/2012 02:05 AM, Gregor Zattler wrote:
> There's a bit of a "Catch 22" there.  The most straightforward way to find
> that the directory is in a different file system is to issue a stat() call
> and see if st_dev differs from the value for the current file system.  But
> that stat() call will fail if the remote host is down.
> Doing the exclude by name should avoid the problem.  Simply excluding
> /mnt/* might suffice, since basically anything under /mnt should be a
> different file system.

Ah.  I didn't do this since I wanted the mount points to be
included in the backup.  Thanks for the explanation, though.  If
the same problem reoccurs I will follow you advise.

Ciao, Gregor
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