[Samba] debug log level and tar
Philip Parsons (Velindre - Medical Physics)
Philip.Parsons at wales.nhs.uk
Thu Dec 24 14:39:07 UTC 2015
Apologies if this is an obvious question! I'm not overly Linux savvy, so please bear with me.
I noticed that BackupPC runs the following for its SMB based backups:
$smbClientPath \\$host\$shareName $I_option -U $userName -E -d 1 -c tarmode\ full -Tc$X_option - $fileList
However, the samba page (https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/manpages/smbclient.1.html) says the following about the -T (tar) flag option, c:
"c - Create a tar file on UNIX. Must be followed by the name of a tar file, tape device or "-" for standard output. If using standard output you must turn the log level to its lowest value -d0 to avoid corrupting your tar file. This flag is mutually exclusive with the x flag."
Is it a problem for the tar that BackupPC is using level 1 logging?
Thanks in advance!
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