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Re: Back up problem solved

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Mon Jul 3 00:10:47 2000 )

Date: Sun, 2 Jul 2000 22:03:51 -0600
From: Brandon Gillespie <brandon@ice.cold.org>
To: coldstuff@cold.org
In-Reply-To: <000001bfe47d$83edade0$0200a8c0@nycap.rr.comDEST>; from Peter Bombard on Sun, Jul 02, 2000 at 07:30:30PM -0400
Reply-To: coldstuff@cold.org

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BTW, I recommend using the new 2nd generation backup script.  It has
much added functionality--such as the option of backing up binary or
text backups, multiple types of compression mechanisms and emailing
the admin if a backup failed.  It is available at:



On Sun, Jul 02, 2000 at 07:30:30PM -0400, Peter Bombard wrote:
> All I needed to do was to edit the backup script and find the place where=
> set the path.
>   #!/usr/bin/perl
>   #
>   # Created by Brandon Gillespie
>   # Additional work by Vang (Dale Mayberry)
>   #
>   ## This creates a FIFO list of backups based off your configuration,
>   ## it can do regular, weekly and monthly backups, with the intervals
>   ## and depth of the FIFO list defined by you.
>   #
>   # INSTALL:
>   #
>   # determine your world directory (i.e. the directory where 'binary'
>   # exists).  Change the following variable to the full path to your
>   # world directory:
>   $base =3D "../";
> When I followed those instructions, backups worked fine.
> -pete (PBombard@altavista.net)

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