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From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: tomjbe@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: news item for app-backup/bacula
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 09:11:48
Message-Id: 20111230101158.7ef6e723@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] rfc: news item for app-backup/bacula by Thomas Beierlein
On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 09:56:33 +0100
Thomas Beierlein <tomjbe@g.o> wrote:

> The 5.2.x release series of Bacula uses a new database catalog format.
^^^ use (singular)
> If you're upgrading from a 3.x.x or 5.0.x release, you must upgrade > your bacula catalog database. > > Please read the manual chapter for how to upgrade your database.
Link would be useful.
> You > can find database upgrade scripts in /usr/libexec/bacula/updatedb/. > > It is strongly recommended that you save a copy of your existing > database before upgrading.
More details or even a script to do that would be great for users.
> The simplest way to upgrade the database: > > 1. Stop Bacula from running (at least director and storage daemon).
^ the ^-s
> 2. Save a copy of your existing database. > 3. Emerge new version of Bacula.
^ (probably) the
> 4. Run the appropriate upgrade script > from /usr/libexec/bacula/updatedb/. > 7. Start the new Bacula.
It saved us two steps! -- Best regards, Michał Górny

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Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: news item for app-backup/bacula William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: news item for app-backup/bacula Thomas Beierlein <tomjbe@g.o>