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Re: [Bacula-devel] [Bacula-users] Bacula Status


* Martin Simmons schrieb am 06.10.08 um 22:04 Uhr:
> 
> If it hasn't been done already, it could be useful to consider how this
> affects the mental model that users have of the include/exclude algorithm
> (which is already a source of some difficulty).  This applies to the fstypes
> and drivetypes directives as well.
> 
> There are two things about these directives that make them different from
> others:
> 
> 1) The current implementation is within the Options clause, so the config can
>    potentially have more than one per fileset.  Is that desirable or does it
>    just over-complicate the issue?

Look a bit closer. Its not within the Options section. Currently its
in the Include section.

> 
> 2) The directories are excluded *after* being included in the backup according
>    to the Options matching.  In all other cases, an exclude cannot override a
>    matching include.
> 
> I may be less confusing to put the new directive at the top level of the
> fileset directive, outside any of the Include or Exclude clauses.


I voted for putting it into the Exclude section because this
directive is about *excluding* directories from the backup. So if
someone uses this directive it has the same effect then the "file =
/foo" in the Exclude section.

-Marc
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