[Dirvish] dirvish not making hard links but copying files, consuming much space

Eric Mountain em-dirvish-1 at nerim.net
Sun Jun 11 13:52:24 UTC 2006


On Sunday 11 June 2006 12:36, Team Bloombox spake thus:
> Hi Keith, hi Eric,
>
> another one: I found that there is one strange entry in the dirvish.hist
> file:
>
> ###
> #IMAGE  CREATED REFERECE        EXPIRES
> 20060602-0852   2006-06-02 09:10:31     default +60 days == 2006-08-01
> 08:52:27
> 20060602-0912   2006-06-02 09:13:19     20060602-0852   +60 days ==
> 2006-08-01 09:12:59
> 20060602-0958   2006-06-02 10:02:52     20060602-0912   +60 days ==
> 2006-08-01 09:58:05
> 20060602-2304   2006-06-02 23:06:41     20060602-0958   +60 days ==
> 2006-08-01 23:04:02
> 20060603-2304   2006-06-03 23:15:36     20060602-2304   +60 days ==
> 2006-08-02 23:04:01
> 20060604-2304   2006-06-04 23:21:19     20060603-2304   +3 months ==
> 2006-09-04 23:04:02

This is normal: it is due to your backup retention rules in the master conf 
file.  You have 60 days by default, but 3 months for backups made on the 1st 
day of the week (Sunday in the calendar being used it seems).

> 20060605-2304   2006-06-05 23:24:16     20060604-2304   +60 days ==
> 2006-08-04 23:04:02
> 20060606-2304   2006-06-06 23:22:17     20060605-2304   +60 days ==
> 2006-08-05 23:04:01
> 20060607-2304   2006-06-07 23:24:07     20060606-2304   +60 days ==
> 2006-08-06 23:04:02
> 20060608-2304   2006-06-08 23:19:30     20060607-2304   +60 days ==
> 2006-08-07 23:04:02
> 20060609-2304   2006-06-09 23:19:46     20060608-2304   +60 days ==
> 2006-08-08 23:04:02
> ###
>
> I don't know, if this is important but I can tell you, I haven't changed
> dirvish configuration on the 4th of June ... :-\
>
> Best regards,
> Jens
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: dirvish-bounces at dirvish.org
> > [mailto:dirvish-bounces at dirvish.org] On Behalf Of Eric Mountain
> > Sent: Friday, June 09, 2006 10:46 PM
> > To: dirvish at dirvish.org
> > Subject: Re: [Dirvish] dirvish not making hard links but
> > copying files,consuming much space
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Thursday 08 June 2006 19:10, Bloombox Team spake thus:
> > [...]
> >
> > > /etc/apache2/ssl/nemesis41.key
> > >     Jun 20  2005 20060605-2304
> > >     Jun 20  2005 20060604-2304
> > >     Jun 20  2005 20060603-2304
> > >     Jun 20  2005 20060602-2304, 20060602-0958, 20060602-0912,
> > > 20060602-0852
> >
> > OK, so the date on the file hasn't changed according to
> > dirvish-locate.  Maybe the time, or something else.
> >
> > Please supply the output of:
> >
> > 	stat /etc/apache2/ssl/nemesis41.key
> > 	stat
> > /backup/dirvish/n41/20060602-2304/tree/etc/apache2/ssl/nemesis41.key
> > 	stat
> > /backup/dirvish/n41/20060603-2304/tree/etc/apache2/ssl/nemesis41.key
> >
> > The most important are the stat's of the backup as they will
> > show what it is in the inode data that rsync thinks is
> > different (barring checksums/contents of the file which is
> > unlikely to have changed given the file's nature) and
> > justifies creating a copy of the file.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Eric
> > --
> > Eric Mountain
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