[mythtv-users] Using the mythconverg_backup.pl script (slightly OT)

Bill Bogstad bogstad at pobox.com
Thu Dec 3 17:51:06 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 12/03/2009 10:59 AM, Bill Bogstad wrote:

> However, in the case of the backups from the backup script, the files aren't
> renamed for rotation, so rsync (or whatever) will work fine for copying to a
> remote system.  The backup files are always of the format <dbname>-<db
> schema ver>-<date time>.sql (and possibly compressed), so you'll see names
> like:
> mythconverg-1244-20091202114527.sql.gz
> mythconverg-1244-20091203114555.sql.gz

Thanks for the correction.  I run KnoppMyth R5.5 whose backup script
(mythbackup) does use the foo.NUMBER convention
which has this problem.  For some reason, I thought we were talking
about the same script.  Sounds like I should upgrade
at least that part of my system.

Bill Bogstad

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