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Re: [Duplicity-talk] Can a first (full) backup be stopped mid-way, then

From: Matthew Twomey
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] Can a first (full) backup be stopped mid-way, then continued?
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 09:25:26 -0600

No - the resume functionality doesn't work properly yet for ssh/scp.

If you interrupt a backup and then continue it - it won't produce a
usable backup you can restore from (although it won't give you any
errors either during the backup process).

Please see these two bugs on the topic:




On Thu, 2010-01-14 at 12:48 +0000, Chris Poole wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I have two quite basic questions:
> 1) I am running a full backup, which is going to take about 12 hours.
> Is it possible to C-c it half way through, then continue later? Or
> will this mess stuff up?
> 2) I am using the scp protocol; I assume it still does the usual rsync
> goodness with incremental backups (deltas, etc.)? (i.e., even though I
> haven't specified rsync:// as the protocol explicitly.)
> Thanks!
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