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Re: [Bacula-devel] Bacula BETA version 2.5.16 released

Kern Sibbald wrote:
> On Friday 24 October 2008 09:05:27 Jesper Krogh wrote:
>> Kern Sibbald wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> We have released Bacula BETA version 2.5.16 source tar file and Win32
>>> binaries to the bacula-beta and win32-beta sections of the Bacula Source
>>> Forge download area.
>>> This is our first beta version of the new development code, which we hope
>>> to release around the end of the year.  For the moment, the documentation
>>> is still being worked on so in some areas it is a bit sketch and not all
>>> the new features are yet documented.  You can find the documentation at:
>>> http://www.bacula.org/manuals/en/concepts/concepts/New_Features.html
>> Quick question on the Job Control feature described above.
>> http://www.bacula.org/manuals/en/concepts/concepts/New_Features.html#SECTIO
>> N00540000000000000000
>> The phrase: "A duplicate job in the sense we use it here means a second
>> or subsequent job with the same name starts."
>> I'd expect it to be "the same name and level"?
> No, it is simply the same name.  There are directives that deal with the level 
> but the basic implementation is to be able to control *any* duplicate jobs of 
> the same Job name.

Ok. That means that the default behavior of Bacula will change, so we
risk getting a Full (later scheduled) job cancelled in favor of a
current running Incremental. I suggest changing defaults so bacula's
behaviour is preserved during upgrades.


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