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Re: [opensuse] .gvfs backup (was: ~/.gvfs permissions)
On Tue, 2011-12-13 at 12:54 +0100, Anders Johansson wrote:
On Tuesday 13 December 2011 12:47:41 Joachim Schrod wrote:
Dave Howorth wrote:
AFAIK, drwx------ is how it is supposed to be. Definitely root doesn't
have access rights (.gvfs is a real pain when making backups for that
Do you really backup that?
Is that sensible? Does restore work?
We've excluded the .gvfs dirs from backup, since they didn't seem
to have permanent content. But then, GNOME is not much used here,
so I might miss something.
The gnome vfs directory is used for things like ftp or samba access,
FUSE mountpoints for data access. It's not something you'd back up from the
client side.


Most backup software provides a feature to not descend across
mount-points / filesystems. Enabling that feature will probably fix the

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