[Box Backup] I have the fear....
Wed, 14 Mar 2007 20:29:43 -0400
On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 12:12:59AM +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Please stat the files, since ls -l does not report the complete
Roger. I am preserving all stat info for the whole /etc tree. Is
there any more info I should grab at each state? I am also grabbing
the output from:
bbackupquery "list -rdot /etc" quit
at each step.
> >However, I am not sure that I understand why a new version of the file
> >is created on the server with the original contents when the file is
> >changed locally.
> Are you really sure that's happening? I didn't see any evidence for that.
> Remember that the timestamp in "bbackupquery list" is the current
> timestamp on the file, NOT the time at which it was backed up.
Ah, no. I am not sure of that then. I will investigate that further.
> > I could understand if boxbackup didn't see any
> >change at all if the timestamps didn't change (but the filesize did,
> >does it consider that too?)
> No, it doesn't consider file size, because the exact file size is not
> stored on the server, so it doesn't know that the size has changed.
That seems like a really useful thing to store on the server... where
are the file attributes (or ACLs even) being stored? Could that be