[Sugar-devel] [FEATURE] Journal Backup && Restore

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Fri Dec 18 09:47:06 EST 2009

On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 14:38, crodas <crodas at paraguayeduca.org> wrote:
> Hello Everybody,
> Last year, Daniel Drake, while he was in Paraguay, he wrote a set of
> scripts to perform backups from SugarJournal to Schoolserver and a restore
> script. Everybody can see it:
> + http://trac.paraguayeduca.org/browser/scripts/os-modifications
> (diario-*)
> +
> http://trac.paraguayeduca.org/browser/scripts/os-modifications/olpc-session-restore-journal.patch
> We have tested creating a backup on XO-1, OS8.2 and restoring the backup
> in the same machine after an OS upgrade (to OS10), and worked perfectly
> fine. That's very good for an automatic OS upgrade.
> So, we have questions to the folk:
> 1. Is there any similar to this and standar on Sugar?
> 2. If no, Wouldn't be great if we add those scripts to Sugar?
> 3. In any case, I think will be great if we add a new section on the
> Control Panel, to manually force the backup and restore.
> Any thoughts?

Right now backup support lives outside sugar:


But I agree with integrating it into sugar or datastore.



> Thanks,
> --
> crodas
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