[tahoe-dev] [tahoe-lafs] #641: tahoe backup should be able to backup symlinks

tahoe-lafs trac at allmydata.org
Tue Feb 24 01:23:27 UTC 2009


#641: tahoe backup should be able to backup symlinks
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 Reporter:  francois           |           Owner:           
     Type:  defect             |          Status:  new      
 Priority:  minor              |       Milestone:  undecided
Component:  code-frontend-cli  |         Version:  1.3.0    
 Keywords:                     |   Launchpad_bug:           
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 Running tahoe backup on a directory containing a symbolic link currently
 doesn't work. It raises the following exception instead.

 {{{
 Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/home/francois/dev/tahoe/support/bin/tahoe", line 8, in <module>
     load_entry_point('allmydata-tahoe==1.2.0-r3615', 'console_scripts',
 'tahoe')()
   File "/home/francois/dev/tahoe/src/allmydata/scripts/runner.py", line
 91, in run
     rc = runner(sys.argv[1:])
   File "/home/francois/dev/tahoe/src/allmydata/scripts/runner.py", line
 78, in runner
     rc = cli.dispatch[command](so)
   File "/home/francois/dev/tahoe/src/allmydata/scripts/cli.py", line 359,
 in backup
     rc = tahoe_backup.backup(options)
   File "/home/francois/dev/tahoe/src/allmydata/scripts/tahoe_backup.py",
 line 353, in backup
     return bu.run()
   File "/home/francois/dev/tahoe/src/allmydata/scripts/tahoe_backup.py",
 line 198, in run
     new_backup_dircap = self.process(options.from_dir,
 latest_backup_dircap)
   File "/home/francois/dev/tahoe/src/allmydata/scripts/tahoe_backup.py",
 line 245, in process
     newchilddircap = self.process(childpath, oldchildcap)
   File "/home/francois/dev/tahoe/src/allmydata/scripts/tahoe_backup.py",
 line 245, in process
     newchilddircap = self.process(childpath, oldchildcap)
   File "/home/francois/dev/tahoe/src/allmydata/scripts/tahoe_backup.py",
 line 245, in process
     newchilddircap = self.process(childpath, oldchildcap)
   File "/home/francois/dev/tahoe/src/allmydata/scripts/tahoe_backup.py",
 line 251, in process
     raise RuntimeError("how do I back this up?" % childpath)
 RuntimeError: how do I back this up?
 }}}

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Ticket URL: <http://allmydata.org/trac/tahoe/ticket/641>
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