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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] need help to run rdiff-backup

From: Tonio
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] need help to run rdiff-backup
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 09:25:49 +0200

> Are you trying with cygwin, or native Win32?

native Win32

> If native Win32, I'm willing to help, but nobody has it working to my
knowledge and I
> spent several full days trying last month.  A new release of autotools for
> cygwin just came out that can supposed build .dlls better, so maybe it is
time to try again.
> If cygwin, I (and several others) have it working and I posted several of
my issues
> to the list last month.
> I did not put together a "recipe", so it is rather difficult to follow.
> I still have some issues:
> 1) I have had no luck getting a native Win32 version working.

me too ;o)

> 2) Cygwin only supports 2 GB files max.
> 3) Cygwin does not export the full NTFS ACL list, so a full-backup is not
really possible.
> Given the above, I'm not really using rdiff-backup in Windows, but I would
like to.
> Greg

At the end, I've decided to use duplicity under win2k instead of
rdiff-backup. It works fine and I got no problem to make it run.

Thanks for your answer.


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