Backup should not follow symlinks

asked 2017-02-12 13:36:28 +0200

dr4Ke gravatar image

Before upgrading from 2.0.5.6 to early access 2.1, I wanted to do a backup, but it failed, with lack of space on my sd-card. The log file showed that it tried to backup some videos from my sdcard to the sdcard. That's obviously (or is it?) a bad move.

That's because I made symlinks in my $HOME/Videos folder to several folders on my sd-card. It enables me to access videos on my sd-card more easily.

I think Backup should not follow symlinks. What do you think?

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agreed backup should not folloe symlink

DarkTuring ( 2017-02-12 22:49:31 +0200 )edit
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Agreed.

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SchröpfeMich ( 2017-02-13 18:18:00 +0200 )edit