[Box Backup] Backup client gets a new home

Chris Wilson boxbackup at boxbackup.org
Wed Nov 12 22:34:21 GMT 2008


Hi CJ,

On Wed, 12 Nov 2008, Com Puter wrote:

> Question: I am being asked if I could move a directory 
> structure while copying.  Wouldn't that invalidate the backup? Example 
> -> old box: /mnt/home/dirs new box: /home/dirs

Yes, moving the directories (i.e. deleting files from the old location) 
while the backup is running would certainly cause problems. However, 
copying them would not (as long as you run an rsync --delete afterwards, 
when the client is not logged in).

Cheers, Chris.
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