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

Team Bloombox dirvish at bloombox.de
Sun Jun 11 14:56:53 UTC 2006


Hm, I should have seen that one. Sorry ... :-(

And don't stay in the hpuse too long! Weather is perfect here. And even as
I'm not too much of a soccer freak: Frankfurt is great with all the people
from all over the world around here. :-)

Best regards,
Jens
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dirvish-bounces at dirvish.org 
> [mailto:dirvish-bounces at dirvish.org] On Behalf Of Eric Mountain
> Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2006 3:52 PM
> To: Dirvish user and developer mailing list
> Subject: Re: [Dirvish] dirvish not making hard links but 
> copying files,consuming much space
> 
> 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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