[Box Backup] I have the fear....
Sun, 18 Mar 2007 11:33:45 +0000
On 16 Mar 2007, at 16:41, Ben Bennett wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 04:52:51PM +0100, Wolfgang Trexler wrote:
>> For all my Image files (JPG files from Digicam) I run the utility
>> -ft" (Sets the file's system time stamp to what is stored in the Exif
>> header.) after I changed an image (for example for red-eye
>> reduction) to
>> make sure that the timestamp of the file is still the date/time of
>> creation of the picture.
>> I suppose that this is a common scenario for image files,
> It seems like a sane thing to do.
>> and think that boxbackup will completely miss the changes of this
>> files, right?
> Unfortunately, I think that is the same scenario, so it will miss the
If the timestamp on the directory has changed, it will be downloaded
from the server and everything compared. So if there's a new file
with a very old timestamp, it will get backed up.
There is a specific test for this scenario in the automated tests.