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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] "Exception '[Errno 112] Host is down:" along wi
Re: [rdiff-backup-users] "Exception '[Errno 112] Host is down:" along with --exclude-other-filesystems
Thu, 23 Aug 2012 23:03:15 +0200
* 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.
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