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Re: [Bacula-devel] Selective restore when files are pruned [patch]


>>>>> On Tue, 19 Aug 2008 23:40:43 +0200, Kern Sibbald said:
> 
> On Tuesday 19 August 2008 22:22:38 Martin Simmons wrote:
> > 
> > >                                                          If you have some
> > > other way to add the feature, I would like to hear about it.
> >
> > I would probably use bextract for this, which already contains a partial FD
> > supporting wildcards.  
> 
> The difference with bextract and the need for the patch in question is that 
> bextract works by directly reading the Volume and directly writing the data 
> to the filesystem on which it is running.  There is no comm line in between.

Yes, that's true.


> > I think the "partial" status of this FD (and bscan 
> > and bls) is the main reason why I didn't like the idea of making yet
> > another partial FD in the SD.
> 
> I don't understand what you mean by "partial status of this FD (and bscan and 
> bls)"

I was referring to the kinds of stream that they know about, so for example
you can't bextract Macintosh attributes, ACLs, encrypted data etc.  Bscan and
bls have similar (though fewer) restrictions.

__Martin

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