[Box Backup] Fwd: Boxi always shows first entry with same names, even if that entry is deleted

Achim J. Latz achim+box at qustodium.net
Fri Jul 15 13:53:55 BST 2011

Hello list:

More information on the issue outlined in detail below: the "Comparison" 
tab uses the latest files ("snapshot") available on the server, only the 
"Restore" tab shows the outdated, first entry from the server.

Chris, is this maybe something easily fixable?

Thanks, Achim

On 21/01/2011 16:59, Achim J. Latz wrote:
> Hello list:
> Still having problems with the issue outlined in the message below.
> Chris, is this something that is easily fixable in Boxi's logic?
> I also just run into a situation where Boxi tells me when clicking on a
> deleted folder: "Error listing directory on server: Object does not
> exist", but bbackupquery from the same build can enter the directory
> just fine with the "-d" command.
> One additional question on that:
> "cd -d" in bbackupquery allows to enter deleted versions of the
> directory. However, there seems to be no way to choose specifically
> which one, e.g. via the "-i" switch to identify one specific deleted
> version of a directory.
> Could this be added?
> Thanks, Achim
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Boxi always shows first entry with same names, even if that
> entry is deleted
> Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2010 17:28:22 +0200
> From: Achim <achim+box at qustodium.net>
> To: Boxbackup <boxbackup at boxbackup.org>
> Good afternoon:
> Boxi at the moment always shows "Old Files" and "Deleted Files",
> ignoring the settings in the view menu. I have just realised the
> following:
> In bbackupquery, I see the following:
> query > list -d
> 00000002 -dX--- F_root
> 00005f40 -d---- F_root
> Two F_root, one "deleted" and the other not.
> In Boxi, I see this:
> -/(server root)
> +F_root
> It appears that Boxi will always show the first entry in its list, for
> instance "00000002 -dX--- F_root" instead of the more recent (and not
> deleted!) "00005f40 -d---- F_root". I say that because the files I get
> if I go into F_root in Boxi are the outdated ones in "00000002 -dX---
> F_root".
> I am however interested in looking at "00005f40 -d---- F_root", but
> simply can't access that folder at the moment.
> Is there a (simple) way to have Boxi either show all folders (and not
> only "one per identical name"), or respect the setting of "View/Hide
> old/deleted files"?
> Otherwise, it appears that restoring in Boxi is pretty limited at the
> moment.
> Thanks, Achim
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Achim J. Latz, Qustodium Internet Security
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