rdiff-backup-1.2.8 python2.5.4 : OverflowError: signed integer
is greater than maximum
mark at mkproductions.org
Fri Jan 15 19:36:02 UTC 2010
On Fri, Jan 15, 2010, at 14:51:14 +0100, Michel Le Cocq wrote:
> I run rdiff-backup on my backup server:
> - FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE AMD64
> - rdiff-backup-1.2.8,1
> - python25-2.5.4_3
> - be pro quad
> - 4G Ram
> I try to rdiff a folder on a nfs ro mounted volume to an other volume.
> I obtain this error : OverflowError: signed integer is greater than
> I have the same problem as Brad Beyenhof see here :
> I know it's a know problem due to a bug in Python. And have to upgrad
> Python to 2.5.4 or 2.6.1.
> But I'm on python25-2.5.4_3 !!! and rdiff need python25 to run so I
> can't remove it for python26...
> What can I do to obtain my full backup ?
I'm not familiar with the specific bug, but if you want to upgrade
Python from 2.5 to 2.6 that can be done by following the 20090608 entry
I also use rdiff-backup and can confirm that it works with Python 2.6.
Hope that helps,
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