|Summary:||fwbackups: RFE: rsync enhancements|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Bernard Johnson <bjohnson>|
|Component:||fwbackups||Assignee:||Stewart Adam <s.adam>|
|Status:||CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||fwbackups-1.43.2-0.1.rc2.fc8||Doc Type:||Enhancement|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2008-07-03 18:55:27 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Bernard Johnson 2007-04-27 15:22:45 UTC
Description of problem: Moved from bug #433772. For rsync backups, please give the ability to not use dated directories. That way, a fast sync can be setup that just snapshots the data defined in the backup job. Also, the ability to use rsync over ssh would be superb. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): fwbackups-1.43.0-0.1.beta2.fc6
Comment 1 Stewart Adam 2007-05-13 00:53:19 UTC
As an example, do you mean the user could input a directory name, such as "MyBackup" and rather than dated directories just have it replace the contents of "MyBackup" each run?
Comment 2 Bernard Johnson 2007-05-22 21:30:49 UTC
Not replace, (one-way) synchronize (but I think that's what you meant). And I don't necessarily care about naming the directory, it could be the same name (minus the date) that you currently use. Then each time the backup runs, it updates a snapshot in time of the system it's running on. In fact, it might be good to keep the date in the directory name and just rename it at each run. This way you would instantly know when it ran last.
Comment 3 Stewart Adam 2007-07-03 14:23:10 UTC
I'm working on fwbackups a bit today, and I'm still unclear as to what you mean - As in change the options to use (update) snapshots rather than a full copy?
Comment 4 Bernard Johnson 2007-07-04 22:13:56 UTC
As it works right now, if you specify for example 3 days of rsync backups, each backup directory will be dated and contain a full backup of the system. What I am suggesting is the ability to keep a backup directory in sync with the system when it's run. When you run the backup the first time, it creates a full set of backed up files in /backup/target/dir/myname. Then, each successive run updates only the files needed (using rsync) to bring the /backup/target/dir/myname completely up to date with the files on the system. This essentially gives you an updated set of backed up files from the system each time that the program is run (a snapshot in time), but at the expense of only updating the files that have changed (rsync).
Comment 5 Stewart Adam 2007-07-05 00:01:28 UTC
Okay I see what you mean - The folder can be renamed to include the date of the most recent run but the directory contents should never be removed, only updated with file changes.
Comment 6 Bernard Johnson 2007-07-05 00:10:32 UTC
Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 07:07:48 UTC
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Comment 8 Stewart Adam 2008-04-04 13:16:38 UTC
Sorry, I know it's been a while but this is being worked on.
Comment 9 Jon Stanley 2008-04-23 20:29:16 UTC
Adding FutureFeature keyword to RFE's.
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2008-06-02 02:07:14 UTC
fwbackups-1.43.2-0.1.rc2.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2008-06-02 02:11:49 UTC
fwbackups-1.43.2-0.1.rc2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2008-06-03 07:27:37 UTC
fwbackups-1.43.2-0.1.rc2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report. If you want to test the update, you can install it with su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update fwbackups'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-4809