[PATCH] Bucket prefixes

William J. Coldwell cryo+brackup at cryo.ws
Sun Jan 6 18:23:39 UTC 2008

Thank you for the patch! We should have a Trac/Bugzilla for this,  
since the one at
sixapart isn't being used anymore.


On Jan 6, 2008, at 8:27 AM, Alessandro Ranellucci wrote:
> This patch allows you to add an optional field named "aws_prefix" to
> your S3 target config. That string is used as a prefix to name your
> datasets on S3 storage.
> Rationale: bucket names are currently formatted as
> "<AccessKeyID>-backups" and "<AccessKeyID>-chunks": this means that no
> more than a single dataset can be stored on a S3 account. By  
> specifying
> a custom prefix to use instead of <AccessKeyID> then we can have more
> logical targets on a single S3 account, and thus multiple "-backups"  
> and
> "-chunks" folders.
> The change is backwards compatible.
>  - alessandro.<brackup-prefix.patch>

William J. Coldwell (Cryo)
Custodial Engineer
Warped Communications, Inc.

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