[Box Backup] bbackupquery force overwrite?

Doug Poland boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Thu Mar 3 14:16:42 GMT 2005


On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 01:44:42PM +0000, Ben Summers wrote:
> 
> On 3 Mar 2005, at 13:38, Doug Poland wrote:
> 
> >Hello,
> >
> >Is it possible to force bbackupquery to overwrite existing files when
> >using the get or restore commands?  I looked at documentation.txt and
> >searched the mail archive but did see this addressed.
> 
> No. The code is designed to avoid losing data, and will not destroy 
> anything. This is a backup utility!
> 
I can appreciate that.  However, bbackupquery is a restore utility.  The
other side of the backup coin is the ability to efficiently restore
data.  One would think that an optional switch supplied to the get or
restore command to accomplish this.  Your thoughts?

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Regards,
Doug



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