[Box Backup] I have the fear....

Martin Ebourne boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Tue, 13 Mar 2007 22:29:35 +0000

On Tue, 2007-03-13 at 22:21 +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> That seems to leave three reasonable choices:
> 1. We get gentoo fixed to not touch the original file at the same time as
>     the update.
> 2. You reduce your file tracking size threshold, and we fix Box Backup to
>     check inode numbers.
> 3. Both of the above.

4. Implement inotify support.

Yep, it's on the "plan". And will only fix it while the bbackupd is
running (which it should always be if configured for inotify).

Really gentoo is broken though. This doesn't just affect Box Backup, but
probably any incremental backup solution ever.