[Rear-users] SF.net SVN: rear:[692] trunk/usr/share/rear/lib/bootloader-functions.sh

Schlomo Schapiro schlomo at schapiro.org
Wed Jul 20 09:00:52 CEST 2011


Hi,

I second this thought. Migration paths for previous releases are of
course very important.

BACKUP_URL and OUTPUT_URL sound fine to me.

Kind Regards,
Schlomo

Am 20.07.2011 00:44, schrieb Dag Wieers:
> On Mon, 18 Jul 2011, gdha at users.sourceforge.net wrote:
> 
>> The REAR line always showed the NETFS_URL even when RSYNC_URL was in use.
>> Made a case statement to catch the correct URL according backup topology
> 
> Personally, I would prefer a more generic variable, eg. BACKUP_URL which 
> could be used for BACKUP=NETFS and BACKUP=RSYNC.
> 
> And for the OUTPUT, eg. OUTPUT_URL (rather than ISO_URL)
> 
> But that's something we discussed a few times, but never made a final 
> decision about. Naturally, if we would do something like this, there needs 
> to be some backward compatibility for the existing NETFS_URL (provided 
> that we never released something that used RSYNC_URL).
> 
> Maybe we could discuss and decide about where we would like to go for the 
> long term, so that we know exactly what fits into the next release and 
> what does not ?
> 




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