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Re: Cache directories
On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 10:38:01PM +0300, Nikolay Amiantov wrote:
> I've described the situation further in my mail ;)
I couldn't quite understand the bottom part of your initial email,
so I thought it was safer to point you towards the (new) docs.
> Anyway, your links are very helpful and I feel ashamed that I've
> overlooked this in documentation.
The website has been slowly gaining new material over the past 15
months (and had previously not changed in years), so many
long-time users won't be aware of the newer bits. :)
> 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?
That matches my understanding as well.
> 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?
Certainly ok! If the key was never used before, then this will
add an unnecessary ~5 second delay while tarsnap communicates with
the server. But in the grand scheme of things, that's not a big