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UUID="0a3e7198-d7bc-4a5f-b66f-fb8acb926737"
extension=".dar"
description="
Backup of my tests folder in my new desktop"
type="master"
# or 'diff' for a changes archive.
volumes=3 # umber of archive volumes this backup spans
backup-root="/home/sivan/my-tests"
backup-target-devnode="/dev/scd0"
backup-target-mp="/media/cdrom0"
userid="sivan"

includes-media="yes"
UUID: 0a3e7198-d7bc-4a5f-b66f-fb8acb926737
extension: .dar
description:
Backup of my tests folder in my new desktop
type: master
# or 'diff' for a changes archive.
volumes: 3# umber of archive volumes this backup spans
backup-root: /home/sivan/my-tests
backup-target-devnode: /dev/scd0
backup-target-mp: /media/cdrom0  userid: sivan
includes-media: yes

Meta data file accompanying a backup (incremental/master)

[TimeStamp]
date: 2006-10-23
time: 00:26:47

[Archive]
UUID: 0a3e7198-d7bc-4a5f-b66f-fb8acb926737
extension: .dar
description: Backup of my tests folder in my new desktop
type: master # or 'diff' for a changes archive.
volumes: 3# umber of archive volumes this backup spans
backup-root: /home/sivan/my-tests 
backup-target-devnode: /dev/scd0 
backup-target-mp: /media/cdrom0 
userid: sivan
includes-media: yes

Search Order for Backup Archive File

  • Search in cwd.
  • Attempt to find file in orig-backup-mp.
  • Attempt mount(orig-backup-target-devnode) and try to find archive in the returned mount point.

Error Checking

  • Check that first slice file is there.
  • Alert if orig-backup-root no longer exists and offer to use alternative location.

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