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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Serious data loss using rdiff-backup

From: Alec Berryman
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Serious data loss using rdiff-backup
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2004 22:48:00 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6+20040818i

begin  quotation of Alistair Popple on 2004-09-19 14:55:49 +1000:

> > After you installed Gentoo, did you continue using the same backup
> > set?  That is, did you continue to send rdiffs to the backup host,
> > or did you start fresh with a new set of backups?
> This was on the same backup set, as I didn't want to loose older
> revisions of files, again using version 0.13.4.  I'm pretty sure the
> problem is related to the data-set, as I have been using
> rdiff-backup for months and have not encountered any problems
> similar to this.

If you're interested in pursuing this, would you track down the
increment that started deleting stuff?  You should find it in the
rdiff-backup-data/increments/{dir}.  Perhaps that will shed some light
on this.

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