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On 20/05/2012 13:02, D. Kriesel wrote:
> The whole history will be lost when following this procedure, which renders
> it inappropriate for backup repositories whose history actually exists.
> However, if I get Tim right, he is talking about an interrupted _initial_
> backup run. In this case, giving up the entire history obviously does not do
> any harm. Without any metadata (i.e. the rdiff-backup-data subfolder), afaik
> a forced rdiff-backup run will take whatever there is in the target folder
> as a base and won't retransfer existing parts. So my solution might be the
> right thing to do in this special case.
Ah yes, in that case it might work. Thanks for the explanation