bugrdiff-backup - Bugs: bug #46424, return code not null when using...


bug #46424: return code not null when using "--compare-full" flag

Submitted by:  Ploc <ploc>
Submitted on:  Thu 12 Nov 2015 12:34:02 AM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 2 - Minor
Item Group: NoneStatus: Postponed
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Thu 12 Nov 2015 12:44:16 AM UTC, comment #1:

The same behaviour occurs when using any of the --compare* options.

It is maybe the desired behaviour as when rdiff-backup is comparing directories, it is not backuping !

But comparing should not be considered as an error !

Ploc <ploc>
Thu 12 Nov 2015 12:34:02 AM UTC, original submission:

I'm using the following command line to check if my backup will be ok:

rdiff-backup --exclude-globbing-filelist /home/user/conf/rdbackup.exclude --compare-full /home/user /media/user/external/backup

This leads to exit with exit code "1" when I expect a "null" exit code. This makes my whole backup script to fail as I'm checking the return code of rdiff-backup.

When not using the "--compare-full" flag, everything seems to be ok :

rdiff-backup --exclude-globbing-filelist /home/user/conf/rdbackup.exclude /home/user /media/user/external/backup

I'm using rdiff-backup on debian with ext4 filesystem on source and destination.

Ploc <ploc>


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