bugrdiff-backup - Bugs: bug #32179, Cannot restore to remote position


bug #32179: Cannot restore to remote position

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 19 Jan 2011 03:59:52 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
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Open/Closed:  Open

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Thu 28 Jul 2011 09:07:55 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I can confirm this bug.
The behaviour is like this: rdiff-backup copies files to destination, then in the end it deletes all of them. So it looks like nothing happened.

Wed 19 Jan 2011 03:59:52 PM UTC, original submission:  

As posted in ml ( http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/rdiff-backup-users/2010-12/msg00054.html ) I have problems in restoring to remote position.

I tried to execute rdiff-backup this way:

rdiff-backup -r now local_backup_dir/some_dir remote_host::/some_dir.old

for some unspecified reason this command do not restore the backup in somedir.old, as I expected, and simply complete it's task without errors or warnings and without restoring files.

I've searched in bug reports if something was similar to this issue, but I could not find anything like this.



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