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[rdiff-backup-users] 1.1.11 Slackware2Cygwin: Cannot store backups on th

From: Ralph Lehmann
Subject: [rdiff-backup-users] 1.1.11 Slackware2Cygwin: Cannot store backups on the Cygwin host
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 23:24:07 +0200
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Hello all! :-)

I'm on testing v1.1.11 with Slackware 11 and Cygwin 1.5.24-2 (Windows XP
SP2). Both machines run under VMware Server 1.03 on Windows XP SP2.

I've tried to create backups from a directory on Slackware and store it
in the Cygwin file system with:

rdiff-backup -v5 test4/                                  \


rdiff-backup -v5 test4/ address@hidden::/test4/

but rdiff-backup fails with:
Fatal Error: File test4 does not look like an increment file.

Try restoring from an increment file (the filenames look like
Fatal Error: Lost connection to the remote system

What happens here? I do NOT try to restore anything, a wish to create a

Thanks for your help! :-)

ciao Ralph

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