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[rdiff-backup-users] Safe to start new backup while old increments are b

From: Florian Hollerweger
Subject: [rdiff-backup-users] Safe to start new backup while old increments are being removed?
Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:43:25 +0100
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I recently ran an rdiff-backup while (much) older increments were still being 
removed via --remove-older-than from the same repository. Is this safe to do?

Although it seems that both processes were eventually completed successfully 
without throwing any warnings or error messages, I still wanted to make sure I 
can rely on the integrity of my backup.

The same question has been asked (but not unequivocally answered) at



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