'nodump' on directories: new contents still dumped
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Tue Mar 20 03:55:30 UTC 2007
On Mon, 19 Mar 2007 12:35:25 +0000 Alex Zbyslaw writes:
> Bram Schoenmakers wrote:
> >Op vrijdag 16 maart 2007, schreef Alex Zbyslaw:
> >>Can you try explicitly putting a "-h 0" into your incremental command
> >>line and see if that makes a difference?
> >I've done that and now dump behaves like it should. I don't understand why,
> >because the man page says that -h 1 is default (and shouldn't be supplied
> >then). But with -h 0 on every incremental dump it's OK now.
My reading of the man doesn't suggest that -h "shouldn't be supplied
then", ie that -h 1 is only the default *iff* you supply -h at all, not
that -h 1 is default if you don't mention -h .. but I could be mistaken!
> I can only think of two possibilities:
> 1) There is a bug in whatever version of FreeBSD you are running and
> -h 1 is somehow *not* the default. 6.2 Release?
> 2) There is some kind of bug with your command line, but without
> seeing it, I can't tell.
> Glad you got the problem worked around; when I finally get around to
> 6.2 I will be curious to see if I can replicate the problem.
Or perhaps it only requires clarification / better phrasing in the man?
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