Garbage Collection and Encrypted Backups

Alessandro Ranellucci aar at
Fri Jun 20 12:11:36 UTC 2008

On 18-06-2008 at 17:41, Gary Richardson wrote:

 >I'm assuming this is because the .brackup file is encrypted.
 >Do I need to run gc after a prune, or does prune delete any orphaned 

Prune/gc don't work with encrypted backups.

I volunteered to work on that issue but it required too much refactoring
and working by submitting single patches was not feasible. There was no
interest/feedback by the maintainers, though.

Since brackup didn't appear as a maintained package I switched to and I'm happy with that.


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