[Box Backup] Suggestion

Martin Ebourne boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Tue, 29 Aug 2006 08:41:47 +0100

On Mon, 2006-08-28 at 18:45 -0500, Alex Howansky wrote:
> I just accidentally ran bbackupd-config a second time on an established server,
> and it overwrite my bbackupd.conf file. Not a big deal in this case, there were
> only two locations to put back -- but it could have been a real pain had I made
> the same mistake on another larger server. I wonder if anybody has a problem
> with modding bbackupd-config such that it will abort if bbackupd.conf already
> exists. I'll submit a patch if you like, but it's pretty trivial and I'm not
> sure if aborting with an error or making a backup copy is preferable.

Aborting with an error and then allowing -f or similar to override would
be my preference.