[Box Backup] Any last feature requests before 0.04?

Ben Summers boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Thu Feb 26 12:13:50 GMT 2004


On 26 Feb 2004, at 12:02, Eduardo Alvarenga wrote:

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> On Thu, 19 Feb 2004, Ben Summers wrote:
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>> I've been adding a few features to Box Backup. I think I've got all I
>> want for 0.04, and am now going to get it going on platforms other 
>> than
>> OpenBSD, and chase down a little bug.
>>
>> But is there any other (relatively small) thing anyone really wants as
>> soon as possible?
>>
>> Changes so far:
>>
>> * regex exclude (and exception to exclusions, as requested)
>> * bbackupquery: alias 'ls', add help in program
>> * config programs: excludes keys file if it might be backed up,
>> validates config much much more to catch the common problems seen so
>> far
>> * improved flexibility with backup timing, including the ability to do
>> snapshot backups (emulates more traditional backup systems)
>> * bbackupctl program for controlling bbackupd daemon
>> * bbstoreaccounts takes sizes in blocks, Mb or Gb with unit suffix
>> * bug fixes
>> * work around memory over-consumption issues with STL < v3
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>  How about *single* file backup instead of *directories* ? Remember?

ExcludeFilesRegex = .
AlwaysIncludeFile = /home/user/some-important-file

There will be a "preview" of a version which supports this available 
for download this afternoon.

Ben




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