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Re: Cache directories
I've described the situation further in my mail ;) Basically this is a potential bug in NixOS tarsnap module, but I wanted to make sure that I completely understand how cache directories work before diving into fixing it.
Anyway, your links are very helpful and I feel ashamed that I've overlooked this in documentation. If I understand correctly, a cache directory is bound to a key, so I need to use different cache directories for different keys -- is it correct?
There's still question about first time initialization of a cache directory. Is it okay if I run fsck before the first run of tarsnap in our module automatically?
On September 29, 2016 10:19:09 PM GMT+03:00, Graham Percival <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 10:11:57PM +0300, Nikolay Amiantov wrote:
>> 1. User (me) has several tarsnap configurations with different cache
>> directories and one common key file.
>What are you trying to achieve with this? I mean, what usage
>scenario do you have in mind?
>I can imagine having different cache directories on separate
>although if that's what you want to do, you need to make sure the
>"different" cache directories have the same contents. (see
>website for details)
>There's a few more details about cache directories here: