[Box Backup] lazy and snapshot together, file formats and files changing often

Kelly Black boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Fri, 20 Jun 2008 12:45:23 -0500

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 06:33:22PM +0100, Chris Wilson wrote:
> What do other users think? Straw poll, should "bbackupctl sync" or 
> "force-sync" force all files to be backed up, ignoring the MinimumFileAge 
> and MaxUploadWait, or should it continue to behave as at present, 
> honouring those limits?

My vote would be:
bbackupctl sync (heeds MinimumFileAge and MaxUploadWait) - i.e. not all
files get uploaded
bbackupctl force-sync (does not respect MinimumFileAge or MaxUploadWait)
- i.e. all files are forced to be updated on the server.

I might be way off here as I have not used either feature :-)

> In the latter case, who wants a new bbackupctl command to override that 
> behaviour?

That would be a good feature I would think.  Not sure if that hoses up
other accounting though.  I would expect it would just reset any