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sr #108375: precommand in config file -- what to use it for?

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Submitted:  Wed 28 Aug 2013 04:54:07 PM UTC
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Severity:  2 - Minor Status:  Done
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Thu 29 Aug 2013 02:27:32 PM UTC, comment #1: 

The precommand can be used for whatever you want. The main advantage in using it, is that the STDOUT is logged as a warning and the output of STDERR is logged as an error in the log files of storebackup. So it's easy to monitor.

Just as an example, for mounting I'm using
Precommand is used by me for a script which generates a list of all installed packages. Saving this list, /etc, /home and /opt (with installations outside of packet management) I'm saving my Linux workstation.

And - yes - waits until precommand is finished.

Heinz-Josef Claes <hjclaes>
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Wed 28 Aug 2013 04:54:07 PM UTC, original submission:  

There is the precommand in the config file and I was wondering if this can be used to mount the NFS volume or what is it good for?
I guess the basic question is will your program or config script wait for the NFS to get mounted (if I put it in precommand) and then continue?

I can have them mounted by other means, just wondering.



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