|Subject:||Re: [rdiff-backup-users] crash in gzip.py|
|Date:||Sun, 13 Dec 2015 21:58:16 +0100|
On 12/13/2015 7:03 AM, Andrea Cozzolino wrote:
I have quite the same problem and in the *same* environment
(openSUSE 13.2/rdiff-backup 1.2.8).
I have a broken and, so far, unrecoverable backup store.
Each time I try to backup my home dir, I got a "Negative seek"
error while "Writing file object to
The vanilla rdiff-backup 1.2.8 does not have
"outputfp.seek(-1, os.SEEK_CUR)" on line 97 of rpath.py
Apparently, that was causing somebody to have same problem
that you are having, and another patch was added:
Based on the line numbers in your log, it would appear that you do
not have that second patch which was intended to fix the problem.
In looking at the openSUSE packages
it appears that openSUSE 13.2 contains rdiff-backup-1.2.8-42.3. It is also evident when
looking at the source that revision 42.3 contains the second patch referenced above
(and which you do not seem to have). So that would imply that you are not using their
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