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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Odd Filenames

From: Ben Escoto
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Odd Filenames
Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 08:30:16 -0700

>>>>> Joe Baker <address@hidden>
>>>>> wrote the following on Mon, 02 May 2005 14:17:06 -0500

> UpdateError MFG/Final_tst/FCtest2/ftdata/200:2591 TEMP TEST.TXT
> [Errno 2] No such file or directory I realize there are some special
> characters in this filename.  I'm backing up a dos filesystem here.
> Would the ":" be a special character that simply should not be in a
> filename?

In general a colon shouldn't pose any problems.  I see the filename
has "TEMP" in the name, maybe it was modified/erased while
rdiff-backup was running?  That's the usual reason for UpdateErrors.
There's no reason to worry unless you are getting updateerrors every
session on the same files.

Ben Escoto

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