[RFC] Default brackup filename change

Gavin Carr gavin at openfusion.com.au
Mon Jan 4 20:01:23 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 08:52:10AM -0700, Ben Schumacher wrote:
> On 01/01/2010 07:27 AM, Gavin Carr wrote:
> >Does anyone object to changing the default brackup file name from the current
> >SOURCE-DATE.brackup to SOURCE-TARGET-DATE.brackup (only affects client-side,
> >not server)?
> >
> Does this have any impacts on backwards compatibility? If we change
> the name of the Inventory Database, does that end up orphan all my
> chunks already stored on Amazon::S3 that are GPG encrypted?
> I know you can overwrite the value via config, but would it make
> sense to try to make the changes somewhat backwards compatible or at
> least dump some sort of warning/error?

I'm talking about the default backup metafile name (the --output file), 
not the inventory database. So it has no backward compatibility issues,
just a different default going forward. It doesn't affect the metafile
name on the server either.


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