Login | Register
My pages Projects Community openCollabNet

Discussions > users > FSVS 1.0.3 released

Discussion topic

Back to topic list

FSVS 1.0.3 released

Author pmarek
Full name P.Marek
Date 2006-01-12 22:11:23 PST
Message Hello everybody,

FSVS 1.0.3 is released.

----- Excerpt from http://fsvs.tigris.org

FSVS stands for “Fast System VerSioning”, “File System VerSioning” or
“Full System VerSioning”. It aims to become a complete backup/restore tool
for all files in a directory tree or whole filesystems, with a subversion
repository as the backend.
You may think of it as some kind of tar or rsync with versioned storage.

----- Excerpt ends

This new release has a lot of bugfixes and a few notable changes:

- A testing framework with result verification.
  This leads to much higher quality, since bugs should be more readily
found. (1)
- A new command for synchronizing with the repository-state
  (Documentation soon in fsvs-repository in doc/USAGE, not included in
- update, commit and sync-repos now print a tab before the revision number,
  to ease parsing from shell-scripts.
- The format for the local storage area has changed again. But this is no
  cause for alarm; simply do "fsvs sync-repos" and a new list will be
  generated from the repository.

Do not hesitate to contact me for questions and problems.



Ad 1: I already found (apart from some bugs in fsvs) a bug in rsync, which
causes it to try to chdir() into a device, so there're spurious test
Bug is already filed in debian, I'm thinking about using something like
"ls -laR" and "md5sum" as (partial) substitute.

« Previous message in topic | 1 of 6 | Next message in topic »


Show all messages in topic

FSVS 1.0.3 released pmarek P.Marek 2006-01-12 22:11:23 PST
     Re: FSVS 1.0.3 released pmarek P.Marek 2006-01-15 09:18:30 PST
         Re: FSVS 1.0.3 released blair Blair Zajac 2006-01-15 09:35:07 PST
     Re: FSVS 1.0.3 released pmarek P.Marek 2006-01-17 22:52:29 PST
     Re: FSVS 1.0.3 released pmarek P.Marek 2006-01-18 22:25:05 PST
         Re: FSVS 1.0.3 released mucci at perspectives dot qc dot ca mucci at perspectives dot qc dot ca 2006-01-19 07:40:49 PST
Messages per page: