[Sugar-devel] Backup and Restore Feature added to Wiki

Dave Bauer dave at solutiongrove.com
Tue Jul 7 14:08:28 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Tomeu Vizoso<tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 16:05, Greg Smith<gregsmithpm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I created a Feature request for backup and restore here:
>> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Back_Up_and_Restore
> Shouldn't this be already working in SoaS 0.84 with XS 0.6?
> May be waiting for someone to give it a tray. CC'ing Martin and Dave
> who may have already tried it.

We need 1) changes to allow registering soas to an XS
2) ds-backup-client patched to work on soas
3) ds-backup-client installed on soas.

I believe there are outstandings tickets for this. I guess these
changed need to be made in the fedora packages so we can pull them
into soas.

> Regards,
> Tomeu
>> I'm still not sure how to "tie" it to GPA or a release or pile of
>> pending feature requests. If anyone knows the right wiki markup to do
>> that, please go ahead. I'll watch what you do and use it for the next
>> one.
>> I made myself the "owner" but it should probably be someone smarter
>> than me and able to program, maybe Martin...?
>> Any comments or questions on the feature are welcome. It occurred to
>> me as I was writing it that this problem must have been solved already
>> in Linux. If anyone knows a good solution there, lets take it! That
>> will solve most of the problem leaving us with the special case of the
>> DataStore/Journal.
>> Comments on format and more accurate filling out of the template also
>> appreciated.
>> From this list http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Goals,
>> I'll work on "collaboration" next. That is such a tough nut that I may
>> fill in a few priority B items too for practice.
>> HTHs.
>> Thanks,
>> Greg S
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Dave Bauer
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