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Re: [yast-devel] Snapper: Missing directory "/.snapshots" makes snapper fail
  • From: Lukas Ocilka <lukas.ocilka@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 10:05:22 +0200
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On 03/27/2012 02:21 AM, Marcel Treis wrote:

i just installed openSUSE 12.1 (x86_64). I tried to use Snapper but
using the Yast2 plugin failed as well as "sudo snapper create".
var/log/snapper.log told me: libsnapper(3529) - mkdir failed errno:2 (No such file or
Using strace i found that snapper needs the directory "/.snapshots".
After creating this directory, everything seems to be fine, i can now
create snapshots, and Yast automatically creates them.
Perhaps snapper could auto-magically create the directory if needed?

Hi Marcel,

Would you mind reporting a bug in Bugzilla [#1]? It would be also nice to add there which version of snapper do you use and how to reproduce the bug.

Thanks in advance



Lukas Ocilka, Appliances Department
SUSE LINUX s.r.o., Praha
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