BackupArchiveMetadata

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* 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.
 * 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.

Meta data file accompanying a backup (incremental/master)

[Creation Time]
date="2006-10-23"
time="00:26:47"

[Archive Information]
file="my-tests-folder-backup.1.dar"
description="Backup of my tests folder in my new desktop" # verbose description of what the backup holds
type="master" # or 'diff' for a changes archive.
volumes=3 # umber of archive volumes this backup spans
backup-root="/home/sivan/my-tests"
orig-backup-target="/dev/scd0"
orig-backup-mp="/media/cdrom0"
userid="sivan" # the user account that was used to create this backup
include-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.

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