[Dirvish] A few simple Dirvish Questions

Brian brian_dorling at t-online.de
Tue May 2 18:33:52 UTC 2006


Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Mon 01 May 2006, Brian wrote:
> 
>> 1. For example image-default: %Y%m%d
>>
>> Where is there a list of the parameters I can use here?
>> I must be too blind to find then.
> 
>>From the dirvish.conf manpage:
> 
>   image: image_name (S)
>      Specify a name for the image.
> 
>      image_name is passed through POSIX::strftime
> 
>      Setting this in a config file may cause the command line option to  be  overridden.
>      Use image-default: instead.
> 
>      See strftime(3) for more details.
> 
> So, check the strftime manpage.

Done, thanks for the tip.

> 
> 
>> 2. Along the same lines, if I use the above parms and try to run dirvish
>> twice on the same day, it will complain, something about a backup set 
>> with the same name already existing. So how to I get around that problem?
> 
> Add an hour value? %H
> 
>> # ./dirvish-runall
>> 09:52:51 dirvish --vault brian
>> 09:52:51 dirvish --vault vdr
>> 09:52:51 done
>>
>> So I guess my master.conf is OK. But it never actually backs anything 
>> up. How can I debug that?
> 
> Hmm, no idea.

Ok got this one. This is what happens if the initialization of the vault 
has errors. After I played around with this a while I got it to work OK.



> 
>> Now, if I say "./dirvish --vault brian", then it will backup brian OK 
>> and creates a new backupset in the vault brian. Same with vdr.
>>
>> 4. In default.conf the tree statement. How can I put multiple 
>> directories on that? Or do I need to use a higher lever directory and 
>> then use exclude statements?
> 
> You can't use multiple directories. Either use multiple vaults (not a
> bad idea if there aren't any hardlinked files between the directories),
> or indeed use a higher directory and exclude that what you don't want
> backupped.

Ok Thanks

> 
> 
> Paul Slootman
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