RE: Using parameterslike--include-globbing-filelist doesn't appear to work when using on Windows

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RE: Using parameterslike--include-globbing-filelist doesn't appear to work when using on Windows

Doug Campbell
Okay.  It was definitely the fact that I wasn't using unix line endings that
was killing me.

Thanks guys for your assistance.  It is greatly appreciated.

Doug

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerard van Dijnsen [mailto:[hidden email]]
> Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 4:31 PM
> To: Doug Campbell
> Subject: RE: [rdiff-backup-users] Using
> parameterslike--include-globbing-filelist doesn't appear to
> work when using on Windows
>
> Doug,
>
> If it uses cygwin it definitely also needs unix line endings.
> I spent a
> full two days before figuring this one out, so I remember quite
> vividly :-)
>
> Good luck,
> Gerard
>
> On Fri, 2006-01-06 at 10:35 +0800, Doug Campbell wrote:
> > Thanks Gerard.  It is possible that my text file does not
> have unix line
> > endings so I will try changing that.  I tried using
> /cygdrive/d instead of
> > d:/ but that didn't seeem to change anything.
> >
> > Here is the link for the package.  It uses some of the
> cygwin stuff.  I
> > actually don't know quite how it works but it was easy to
> setup and since
> > people had indicated some difficulties in getting
> rdiff-backup to work with
> > cygwin I choose this route.  Check it out:
> >
> > http://solutionsfirst.com.au/~dave/backup/
> >
> > Doug
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Gerard van Dijnsen [mailto:[hidden email]]
> > > Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 7:54 AM
> > > To: Doug Campbell
> > > Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Using parameters
> > > like--include-globbing-filelist doesn't appear to work when
> > > using on Windows
> > >
> > > I dont have experience with this specific version. I use
> cygwin with
> > > rdiff backup. From my experience:
> > >
> > > - include / exclude files must be unix type text files.
> > > - d:\ seems to be /cygdrive/d
> > >
> > > Hope this helps...
> > >
> > > Gerard
> > >
> > > PS: Where can I find this packaged version?
> > >
> > > On Thu, 2006-01-05 at 17:27 +0800, Doug Campbell wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I recently began using rdiff-backup and have been
> > > successful in automating
> > > > backups of my Xserve to my Linux server.  I also have
> > > backups working
> > > > somewhat successfully from my Windows 2000 Server to my
> > > Linux server.
> > > >
> > > > Currently on my Windows 2000 server, I have installed the
> > > "Windows" version
> > > > packaged by Solutions First and I am using the
> rdiff-backup.bat file
> > > > contained in that package.
> > > >
> > > > If I do something like this:
> > > >
> > > > rdiff-backup.bat d:/Source
> [hidden email]::/backup/win2k
> > > >
> > > > Everything works fine.
> > > >
> > > > But I want to back up more than one directory on the D:
> > > drive and so I would
> > > > like to do something like:
> > > >
> > > > rdiff-backup.bat
> > > --include-globbing-filelist=backup_list.txt --exclude d:/
> > > > d:/ [hidden email]::/backup/win2k
> > > >
> > > > Backup_list.txt contains
> > > >
> > > > D:\sourcedir1
> > > > D:\sourcedir2
> > > >
> > > > No matter what I try (changing \ to / and such in both the
> > > command line and
> > > > the backup_list.txt file) the best result I get is that the
> > > win2k directory
> > > > is created on the Linux server and an rdiff-backup...
> > > directory is created
> > > > under it.
> > > >
> > > > Does this include and exclude functionality not work if you
> > > are on a Windows
> > > > machine?
> > > >
> > > > Any insights as to what I am doing wrong?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks!
> > > >
> > > > Doug
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > _______________________________________________
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> > >
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> >
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