[Box Backup] chris-merge - 2GB+ - Get OK - Compare fails?

Chris Wilson boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Wed, 3 Oct 2007 18:53:57 +0100 (BST)

Hi Tobias,

Would you mind not top-posting? It makes our discussion difficult to read 
for other list members who haven't read previous messages in detail or who 
are new to the list. Thank you. I've fixed it here:

On Wed, 3 Oct 2007, Tobias Balle-Petersen wrote:
> Chris Wilson wrote:
>> On Wed, 26 Sep 2007, Tobias Balle-Petersen wrote:
>>> All the errors are of this format:
>>> file A has different contents to store file file B
>>> The compare ends with:
>>> [ 0 (of 8) differences probably due to file modifications after the
>>> last upload ]
>>> Differences: 8 (0 dirs excluded, 0 files excluded, 2 files not checked)
>>> Logging off...
>>> Exception: Connection Protocol_ObjTooBig (7/42)
>> Are all the files which failed to compare properly over 2GB, or only the
>> first one?
> None of them ar bigger than 2GB.

OK, that is strange and very worrying. I would very much appreciate your 
help in fixing this.

First off, please could you remind me what versions of Box Backup you are 
running on the client and the server?

Secondly, please could you make a copy of one of the files that's failing 
to compare, in the same directory, and check that the copy is backed up, 
and then run a compare and see if the copy fails to compare too? That 
should establish whether the problem is on the client side, or with an old 
client which generated files which now can't be patched.

Cheers, Chris.
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