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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Windows filenames not recognized

From: Hunter Matthews
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Windows filenames not recognized
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 10:50:12 -0500

On Mon, 2005-02-28 at 10:26, Evert Mouw wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new to rdiff-backup and very enthousiastic about it. I use it to make
> nightly backups of the Windows 2000 fileserver of my company. I've installed
> a Slackware 10.0 computer with a few 200 GB harddisks, and it will access the
> Windows 2000 server with Samba.
> Unfortunately, some files returns errors:
> UpdateError gedeelde data/ICT/klanten/_ niet actief/DVA/Scenario's voor de IT
> omgeving bij DVA.doc [Errno 2] No such file or directory
> I've read the man pages, and the --windows option is meant to backtup TO a
> Windows filesystem, not FROM a Windows filesystem to a Linux filesystem like
> I do.
> Any suggestions? Thanks in advance,
I don't, really.

But from looking at that filename, I'm guessing that there are ?dutch?
special characters in the filename, which perhaps rdiff-backup is
choking on- could you try to rename the file and see if that is indeed
the problem.

> Evert
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