[Rear-users] Have the "rear recover" log file at a save place

Ivan De Masi it-support at asta.tu-darmstadt.de
Fri Dec 2 12:50:19 CET 2011

Am 02.12.2011 11:38, schrieb Johannes Meixner:


> Therefore I suggest to save the "rear recover" log file to a
> persistent storage place to have it available any time later.


> For "BACKUP=NETFS" the "rear recover" log file should additionally
> be saved to the NETFS_URL to have all precious data automatically
> at the same save place where the backup.tar.gz is.


> To make sure a "rear recover" log file exists at the NETFS_URL
> in any case even if "rear recover" breaks at a random stage,
> it is perhaps best to write the "rear recover" log directly
> to a file at NETFS_URL as soon as it was mounted (instead of
> copying it at the end just before "rear recover" finishes).


I think this is is a very good idea! I'd love to see this functions in
rear :-) They would save a lot of time when debugging...



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