[Box Backup] Boxbackup suggestions
Thu, 29 Jan 2004 19:22:40 -0300 (BRT)
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On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, Ben Summers wrote:
> I'm not sure if you mean that?
As you can see, my english sucks.
My native language is brazilian portuguese, so please forgive me.
> > When the code is small, everything makes sense. Without
> > documentation, you might get lost one day and be forced to remember=20
> > everything you took a long time to develop.
> Hence the contents of the notes directory, and the vast quantities of
> comments in the source files. With the debug version, it is really
> easy to see what has happened when you get an error. The code is not
> small already.
> I would very much welcome comments on the code quality, and the
> sustainability of documentation and code.
I was not judging the code itself. But the software documentation, the=20
> > How about ftp's mget feature? Any possibility to include this?
> > Or to make things better, implement recursive fetches from
> > files/directories directly via 'get':
> > --
> > get -r remotedir/ localdir/
> > get rc.* localdir/
> > get -r foo/bar/* localdir/foo/bar/
> > --
> Implemented using the 'restore' command, and it's even restartable=20
> should your transfer get interrupted.
I'm now getting used to read your 'documentation.txt' files. Sorry.
But something like "restore rc.* localdir/" already works?
> > My idea is to make boxbackup a REAL recovery system and not just a
> > storage where the user might browse thru all their files, like he does
> > every day on his machine, and fetch any file or directory (even
> > recursively) like he was connected to a mirrored ftp server.
> I'm not sure I quite follow.
Then, show us your proposal.=20
Eduardo A. Alvarenga=20
Analista de Suporte
Centro Estrat=E9gico Integrado / SEGUP-PA
(91) 259-0555 / 8116-0036
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