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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Recovery to Linux from Windows

From: Dave Kempe
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Recovery to Linux from Windows
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 08:05:28 +1000 (EST)

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stefan Lisowski" <address@hidden>
> To: address@hidden
> Sent: Wednesday, 5 June, 2013 3:35:32 AM
> Subject: [rdiff-backup-users] Recovery to Linux from Windows
> Our Linux box died, so now we're restoring from a rdiff-backup
> repository on a Windows box running Cygwin. Fine for lowercase files.
> But not fine for uppercase escaped files. I see lots of posts about why
> capital letters are escaped and from the FAQ I see "Upon restore (from
> the Mac backup server to the Linux system), the filenames are unquoted
> and you will get "MyFile" back."

Why wouldn't you just copy the files back? If you need the entire latest 
repository and not an increment, just copy the files back.


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