[Box Backup] Monitor uploaded files

Olivier Croquette ml at ocroquette.de
Tue Nov 27 21:32:16 GMT 2012

On Nov 27, 2012, at 12:23 PM, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Yes, that will happen if you run with -V. I'm considering adding an option to control console verbosity independently of syslog, but I DO NOT recommend doing what you are doing above. If your logfilter script dies, bbackupd will too.

That's a good point, I didn't think of that.

> I recommend that you write to a file, and use a backup-finish script to post-process the logfile, write whatever you want to keep to whatever logs, and delete the logfile.

I will do that, thanks !

> And don't run with -D -k -V in production.

I am not sure if I am still prototyping or in production :) In any case, it's purely a personal use.

> Another option is that I could add logging support to the command socket. Then you could write your own client to connect to that socket and collect the log messages that you're interested in.

It sounds like a nice feature !

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