conf/156396: Make 220.backup-pkgdb cd(1) and backup only the
jhell at DataIX.net
Thu Apr 14 22:04:58 UTC 2011
On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 07:07:23PM +0000, dougb at freebsd.org wrote:
>Synopsis: Make 220.backup-pkgdb cd(1) and backup only the package database.
>State-Changed-When: Thu Apr 14 19:04:01 UTC 2011
>Thank you for your interest in this issue. However, it's safer to back up
>from the absolute path for a variety of reasons, especially because there
>may be symlinks involved in the path. Given that restoring should be an
>infrequent event we can live with a minor inconvenience at that point to
>have the safety of making sure that the backup itself is valid.
Restoring is infrequent but comparison isnt. No offense but were working
on the package database directory here thats designated by a ports
Have you even tested this with your full path symlink security scenario.?
Gimme a break.
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