[Samba] Samba_backup for TDB files

Klaus Hartnegg hartnegg at gmx.de
Thu Oct 23 09:08:39 MDT 2014


On 24.03.2014 06:18, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Sun, 2014-03-23 at 09:46 +0100, gulikoza wrote:
>> In the Backup and Recovery it states that .ldb and *.tdb files can be
>> backuped online with 'tdbbackup', but the samba_backup script only uses
>> tdbbackup for .ldb, the .tdb files are simply tared from the source
>> directory. Is this safe?
> No, it isn't safe.  Patches to improve it are very welcome!

The current script samba_backup from samba-4.1.13 still only processes 
ldb files with tdbbackup, but simply tars the tdb files.

Also there is a newer version with several other (but not this) bugs 
fixed on

Why are these fixes not in samba-4.1.13 ?


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