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sr #109025: no gnucp: internal error: cannot save file tyes Sbcp

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Submitted:  Sun 01 May 2016 09:02:43 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  None
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Sun 01 May 2016 08:07:50 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Thank you for such a quick reply.

To confirm, your suggestion works. Adding:


Has fixed the problem for me and my backup is once again running!

I'm curious though what caused this; do I have a socket/FIFO or something exotic in my backup set?

Thanks again.

Sun 01 May 2016 10:49:30 AM UTC, comment #1: 


please try to set option --cpIsGnu (or set cpIsGnu=yes in the configuration file).

Heinz-Josef Claes <hjclaes>
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Sun 01 May 2016 09:02:43 AM UTC, original submission:  


I've been a very happy storeBackup user for many years. It's great.

Most times if I have trouble with my backups, I can fix it myself from the logs and manuals.

However, today I found a new problem which does not make sense to me:

ERROR     2016.05.01 09:55:40  2817 no gnucp: internal error: cannot save file tyes Sbcp
ERROR     2016.05.01 09:55:40  2817 caught signal 1, terminating
WARNING   2016.05.01 09:55:40  2817 signaling process 2885

I am running xubuntu 15.04

uname -a
Linux xxxxx 3.19.0-56-generic #62~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 11 11:03:15 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

perl --version

This is perl 5, version 18, subversion 2 (v5.18.2) built for x86_64-linux-gnu-thread-multi
(with 44 registered patches, see perl -V for more detail)

cp --version
cp (GNU coreutils) 8.21
Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

Written by Torbjörn Granlund, David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.

Any idea what the problem is here or how to troubleshoot?



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