[Box Backup] Feedback and issues with boxbackup-0.10 on
Fri, 19 Oct 2007 11:18:05 +0100
On Fri, Oct 19, 2007 at 10:06:20AM +0200, Lesinigo Luca wrote:
> Hello there. Hope this is the right place for this stuff. I'm used to run
> boxbackup-0.10 in linux, but I'm moving it on a solaris box. Solaris express
> community edition, svn_67, on good old 32bit x86.
> 1) I more or less followed
> http://bbdev.fluffy.co.uk/trac/wiki/CompilingOnSolaris and it compiled well,
> but "make install-backup-server" did not work. You can read the exact
> commands I used at http://www.semlug.net/moin/OpenSolaris/BoxBackup - sorry
> for the Italian comments, but the commands should be pretty clear. "make
> install-backup-server" gives me , repeated once for every binary in the
> server parcel.
The "install-backup-server" script just calls the install command for
each file, so it's possible it's a bug in install in OpenSolaris.
Looking at your output it does look like this may be the case, so you
might need to open a ticket on http://bugs.opensolaris.org/ .
> 2) I manually installed boxbackup server on the system (as you can read on
> the semlug.net wiki) and it seems to be working without problems on my SXCE
> install. It's happily running inside a solaris container living on a ZFS
> filesystem, hope this feedback sounds good to you as it does to me :)
Sounds good :-)
> 4) This is more of a feature request, but having a solaris smf(5) manifest
> for boxbackup would be great. I tried to look into it but it proved to be a
> more challenging task than what I expected, having never wrote a manifest. I
> must say I'm more or less a beginner with solaris.
I might have a look at this this weekend if I get a chance. I'll commit
it straight to trunk if I get it working.