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Known Bugs in the Windows (Win32) Client

The old bug list has been superceded by the Trac bug tracker. The currently open bugs for Windows are:

#13
Fix file locking on Windows
#16
Restore deleted directories may fail
#17
List files using wildcards
#53
Comparing root directory locations does not work under Windows
#56
Windows: User can polute restore directory by adding a trailing backslash to the restore destination
#65
Some file attributes under Windows are not backed up
#66
Windows ACL support

The following open bugs are not Windows-specific but may apply to Windows too:

#4
Port Box Backup to AIX
#6
Contribute code: SMTP client, HTTP server, Database drivers, Web app framework
#7
Improve restore speed on local repositories
#8
Improve handling of directories with many files
#20
bbackupctl reload reports prior settings
#45
File diff performance patch (reduced disk IO and wall time
#46
bbackupd only ever saves reverse diffs, corrupted files on store may be unrecoverable
#47
Account numbers greater than 2^31 (0x7fffffff) do not work correctly
#48
Locations that don't exist on first run are never tried again
#51
No way to force bbackupd to re-upload files under Windows
#52
Unable to control the maintenance of old vs. deleted files
#54
Locations not found on disk (e.g. unmounted filesystems) cannot be protected
#55
Should store and preserve directory timestamps
#57
Create boxbackupresume and other files in DataDirectory
#58
bbackupquery connection timeout results in error message, should be more graceful
#62
Backups of deleted files may be removed very quickly by housekeeping
#63
Support hard links in directories
#68
More details when ReadError occurs
#69
CRTL+C closes bbackupquery console window under Windows
#70
Non-ascii character cause error for notifyscript path
#74
Reconnect bbackupquery automatically, or at least have a "connect" commadn to do so from inside
#77
Min verbosity switch broken for bbackupquery
#78
Error level for "bbackupquery.exe -u"

A list of bugs fixed in each release is here.

Last modified 10 years ago Last modified on Oct 8, 2008, 10:15:21 PM