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[rdiff-backup-users] Re: OSX and capital letters issue? + restore proble

From: Sebastien Maret
Subject: [rdiff-backup-users] Re: OSX and capital letters issue? + restore problems
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 14:26:47 -0500
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Andrew Ferguson <address@hidden> writes:

> Sébastien Biner wrote:
>> Thanks for the help.
>> After I wrote my email, I finally found that my problem was already
>> mentionned on the mailing list. Sorry I should have looked more carefully.
>> I have installed rdiff-backup with fink so I have version 0.13.4-1. From
>> the man I though I could not use the --override-chars-to-quote '' option
>> but it works anyways. I now have directory and file with capital letter
>> in the backup.
>> My problem right now is that I am unable to make a restore from my
>> backup. At the end of this email you will find the script and its
>> output. I am clueless as to what is the problem, since the directory
>> where the problem seems to happen is identical in the original and in
>> the backup (this is why I list these directories in the middle of the
>> script).
> You need to put --override-chars-to-quote '' every time you call
> rdiff-backup. For example, you need it in the line:
> rdiff-backup -r now /Users/biner/BACKUP toto
> it should be:
> rdiff-backup --verride-chars-to-quote '' -r now /Users/biner/BACKUP toto

What does this option do? It's undocumented.


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