[Box Backup] bbackupctl always fails when run from crontab. Manual always OK?
Thu, 24 Aug 2006 15:18:44 +0100
On 24 Aug 2006, at 15:02, Per Thomsen wrote:
> It seems from the logs that the error occurs while scanning the client
> directories. I don't know if the directory-scanning code has been
> changed to use the keep-alives. Does anyone know if the keep-alives
> only implemented in file-diffing, or if they are also used in the
> overall directory scanning? Gary?
> Are you using the (I forget what the feature is called) Berkeley DB
> local cache of file state? I don't know if this could have anything to
> do with what's going on...
Stop daemon, delete the contents of /var/bbackupd, start daemon. That
will wipe any directory tracking. This is different to saving the state.
> As for why the manual works, and the cron fails, I have no idea...
Yes, very strange.