[Box Backup] ExcludeDir/AlwaysIncludeDir does not work

Nigel Marsh boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Mon Nov 22 18:16:12 GMT 2004


On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 17:55 +0000, Ben Summers wrote:
> On 22 Nov 2004, at 17:49, Nigel Marsh wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 18:40 +0100, J. Meyers wrote:
> >> Hello again,
> >>
> >>
> >> I have one small problem with ExcludeDir/AlwaysIncludeDir. Until 
> >> yesterday I
> >> had the following config without the AlwaysIncludeDir directive, then 
> >> I
> >> added it but with no effect and also no errors in syslog (sure, I 
> >> restarted
> >> bbackupd ;-). /var/www/dir1/html/webalizer still doesn't get backuped.
> >>
> >>         var-www
> >>         {
> >>                 Path = /var/www
> >>                 ExcludeDir = /var/www/dir1
> >>                 ExcludeDir = /var/www/dir2/files
> >>                 ExcludeDir = /var/www/dir3/files
> >>                 AlwaysIncludeDir = /var/www/dir1/html/webalizer
> >>         }
> >>
> >>
> >> I could specify a new backup name, but maybe someone has an idea why 
> >> this
> >> include doesn't work.
> >>
> > Could be because Webalizer files are usually updated once an hour so,
> > they never get to be the default six hours old before they are backed
> > up.
> 
> No.
> 
> There is a (configurable) 24 hour delay cut-off, so they would be 
> uploaded eventually. But this is not the problem, it's that it's not 
> actually scanned in the first place so it never finds it to include.
> 
> Ben
> 
Yes, I realised this right after I clicked send. It's always the way. :)
> 
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