[Box Backup] Manually deleting files
boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Sun Mar 2 23:56:21 GMT 2008
On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Oli wrote:
>>> If I could convince it to do a backup run, it would probably mark as
>>> deleted a few.
>> Box Backup 0.11 (rc1) will do a backup run and delete excluded files
>> even if the store is full (or at least it should, please let me know if
>> it doesn't).
> I've just upgraded to 0.11RC2 on client and server, and I set up my
> excluded files list to include various directories and files which are
> very large.
> I had also previously increased the store size and done a backup run,
> unfortunately it filled up again - otherwise I was hoping to fix it this
> way first.
> Anyhoo, just upgraded and tried it, but unfortunately it doesn't seem to
> have gone through and deleted the newly excluded files, so my store is
> still full.
Sorry for not getting back to you earlier. I'm trying to reproduce the
problem by writing a unit test for the correct behaviour. Unfortunately
it's taking a long time, as this is a difficult test to write and I
haven't yet put enough effort into it.
Please be assured that I am working on it and I fully intend to resolve
this issue before releasing the next 0.11 release candidate. However, it
may take another couple of weeks. If you need a workaround in the mean
time, let me know and I'll do my best to find you one quickly.
To all: this means that the next release candidate will now be due on the
14th March. Apologies for the delay.
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