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Re: [Bacula-devel] win32 restore warning on german umlauts


Thanks for the update.  That makes the problem much clearer now.

I will try to look in detail at this as quickly as possible.

Kern

On Wednesday 15 October 2008 13:22:33 Ulrich Leodolter wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 12:36 +0200, Kern Sibbald wrote:
> > On Tuesday 14 October 2008 15:22:03 Ulrich Leodolter wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 16:42 +0200, Kern Sibbald wrote:
> > > > On Monday 13 October 2008 15:45:23 Ulrich Leodolter wrote:
> > > > > Hello,
> > > > >
> > > > > Today i have built a winbacula-2.5.14.exe (README.mingw32)
> > > > > from svn trunk.  There was one issue in
> > > > > bacula/src/win32/installer/winbacula.nsi,
> > > > > looks like winbacula.nsi is not adapted to new manuals.
> > > >
> > > > Yes, we still build it with the old manual.
> > > >
> > > > > After removing the DocumentationGroup from winbacula.nsi
> > > > > the installer build succeeds.
> > > > >
> > > > > After installing winbacula-2.5.14.exe into my VirtualBox Windose
> > > > > (XP SP3) i've run a new Full Backup (using Accurate = yes),
> > > > > this job succeeds without problems.
> > > > >
> > > > > Then i've run a full restore into C:/bacula-restores.
> > > > > this job also terminates OK and number of restored files
> > > > > is identical to previous full backup.
> > > > >
> > > > > But there are a lots of warnings on files and directories
> > > > > using german umlauts.
> > > >
> > > > I suspect that either your Director is not setup to run UTF-8 (see
> > > > the manual), or you have some other strange configuration problem --
> > > > e.g. perhaps you are not using VSS, though that really should not
> > > > matter ...
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I looked a bit closer at the Warning messages and started bacula-fd.exe
> > > with debug level 200.
> > >
> > > 1) Warning messages are limited to directories containing umlauts at
> > > least in one path part.  Files inside such directories are restored
> > > without warnings.  So this is a first hint.
> > >
> > > 2) I've attached a restore log for one directory (cut from
> > > bacula-fd.trace)
> > >
> > > There u can see 2 messages like:
> > >
> > > FindFirstFile(C:.../): Das System kann die angegebene Datei nicht
> > > finden
> > >
> > > Maybe the trailing (back)slash should be removed before calling
> > > FindFirstFile.
> > >
> > > The msdn Documentation of FindFirstFile says:
> > > lpFileName [in]
> > >
> > >         The directory or path, and the file name, which can include
> > >         wildcard characters, for example, an asterisk (*) or a question
> > >         mark (?).
> > >
> > >         This parameter should not be NULL, an invalid string (for
> > >         example, an empty string or a string that is missing the
> > >         terminating null character), or end in a trailing backslash
> > > (\).
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Ulrich
> > >
> > > > > All warnings look like this:
> > > > >
> > > > > 13-Oct 15:10 leodolter-win-fd JobId 4274:
> > > > > Warning: ../../findlib/mkpath.c:75 Cannot change permissions of
> > > > > C:/bacula-restores/C/Dokumente und Einstellungen/All
> > > > > Users/Startmenü: ERR=No such file or directory
> > > > > 13-Oct 15:10 leodolter-win-fd JobId 4274:
> > > > > Warning: ../../findlib/mkpath.c:75 Cannot change permissions of
> > > > > C:/bacula-restores/C/Dokumente und Einstellungen/All
> > > > > Users/Startmenü/Programme/Autostart: ERR=No such file or directory
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Is it a WARNING, an ERR or a BUG ?
> > > >
> > > > A warning is a warning, a "minor" but not critical error.
> >
> > I just took another look at this, and perhaps I now understand what is
> > going on, and if I am right the problem should exist on all Bacula
> > versions.
> >
> > The way Bacula restores directories is if you have explicitly backed up a
> > path directory, Bacula will use BackupWrite() to create the path during a
> > restore, providing you are putting it back into the existing tree (i.e.
> > restoring it to the same place).  If you are restoring it to a different
> > location, or if you did not explicitly select the directory item to be
> > restored, Bacula will have to create a sort of "dummy" directory to put
> > the file in.  In that case, I believe that it uses simple standard APIs
> > (not the Wide character) APIs to create the directory entries, and in
> > that case, it is going to have problems.
> >
> > I believe that this is documented (particularly the premissions problems)
> > in the Win32 chapter of the manual.  I am not sure if it talks about
> > accented characters.
> >
> > Possibly one work around for this problem, as is already documented in
> > the manual, would be for you to create all these "weird" directories
> > prior to doing the restore.  If they pre-exist, then quite possibly
> > Bacula will be able to correctly use them (though I have some doubts
> > here).
> >
> > Another work around, that may or may not be possible is to copy any
> > existing directories that you want to restore to some other place for
> > safekeeping, then do a restore without specifying a "where" i.e. directly
> > to the original locations.  I suspect that will work
>
> Hi,
>
> I have run a restore job to the original location,
> marked only C:/Dokumente und Einstellungen/All Users/Startmenü/
>
> Directories and Files exist, i have nothing removed or
> changed at this location , last full backup was before midday.
>
> Warning messages are still there (see attachment)
> (the Error can be ignored for this issue)
>
> I am testing new features "Accurate = yes" and "Exclude Dir Containing".
> Would be nice if you can build winbacula-2.5.15.exe or newer (please
> give me download link because .exe will not got through our email
> server)
>
> Maybe Warnings appear only if "Accurate = yes" (not sure, but
> cant remember on 2.4.x winxp client)
>
>
> Thanks
> Ulrich
>
> > Regards,
> >
> > Kern
> >
> > > > Regards,
> > > >
> > > > Kern
> > > >
> > > > > Thanks
> > > > > Ulrich
> > > > >
> > > > >
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