[rear-users] rear checklayout questions

Gratien D'haese gratien.dhaese at it3.be
Fri Sep 25 09:26:30 CEST 2015


 You still have to prepare a pull request via:
 https://github.com/rear/rear/compare/master...Innovation-Data-Processing:master
 rdgs,
 Gratien

 On Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:16:04 -0400, Robert Owens 
 <rowens at fdrinnovation.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the advice.
>
> I've pushed my changes to 
> https://github.com/Innovation-Data-Processing/rear
>
>
> On 9/24/2015 10:54 AM, Schlomo Schapiro wrote:
>> Normally we edit configuration not in the software source but when
>> deploying the software onto the target server.
>>
>> Adding local.conf from the *source tree* to .gitignore also won't 
>> work
>> well because then you would be sending us the modified .gitignore 
>> along
>> with your pull request.
>>
>> So from a larger perspective the best would be to leave local.conf
>> unchanged. If you want, you can for example add your custom config 
>> to
>> /etc/resr/site.conf on your test server. That file is read before
>> local.conf (which we ship empty) and it it not part of the ReaR
>> distribution so that it avoids this kind of conflict.
>>
>> On 24 September 2015 at 16:08, Robert Owens 
>> <rowens at fdrinnovation.com
>> <mailto:rowens at fdrinnovation.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     One question before I upload:
>>
>>     My local.conf has been modified to specify 'BACKUP=FDRUPSTREAM'. 
>> Is
>>     it proper procedure for me to add that file to .gitignore?  Or
>>     should I upload it to my repo and you guys ignore it when 
>> pulling
>>     from my repo?
>>
>>     -Rob
>>
>>     On 9/24/2015 5:42 AM, Schlomo Schapiro wrote:
>>
>>         Dear Robert,
>>
>>         without looking at your code I can't really help with that 
>> question.
>>
>>         Kind Regards,
>>         Schlomo
>>
>>         On 23 September 2015 at 20:52, Robert Owens
>>         <rowens at fdrinnovation.com <mailto:rowens at fdrinnovation.com>
>>         <mailto:rowens at fdrinnovation.com
>>         <mailto:rowens at fdrinnovation.com>>> wrote:
>>
>>              On 9/23/2015 9:42 AM, Robert Owens wrote:
>>
>>                  After I create an iso, I see a list of md5sums in
>>                  var/lib/rear/layout/config/files.md5sum.  If I edit 
>> one
>>         of the
>>                  files in
>>                  that list (lvm.conf, for example), should 'rear
>>         checklayout'
>>                  report the
>>                  change to me?  Currently it does not, even though
>>         running 'md5sum
>>                  lvm.conf' shows that the md5sum has changed from 
>> what
>>         is listed in
>>                  files.md5sum.
>>
>>
>>              Nevermind on this part, I expected output but I see now
>>         that I have
>>              to 'echo $?' to see the return code.  And it's working 
>> as
>>         expected.
>>
>>                  Is it acceptable for me to add files to be checked, 
>> using
>>                  CHECK_CONFIG_FILES_FDRUPSTREAM?  I would like a 
>> change
>>         of my backup
>>                  product's config file to be noticed by ReaR.
>>
>>
>>              I'm still wondering if this variable is reserved for
>>              behind-the-scenes Relax and Recover operations, or if I 
>> am
>>         able to
>>              create it.  And I guess that question extends to any
>>         variable -- can
>>              I always make my own or are there restrictions to what
>>         variables I
>>              can create/modify?
>>
>>
>>              --
>>              Rob Owens
>>              Innovation Data Processing
>>              973-890-7300
>>         rowens at fdrinnovation.com <mailto:rowens at fdrinnovation.com>
>>         <mailto:rowens at fdrinnovation.com 
>> <mailto:rowens at fdrinnovation.com>>
>>
>>              _______________________________________________


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