On 04/10/2010 2:20 PM, Robin Lee Powell wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 08:56:49AM -0400, Chris Purves wrote:
>> I recently copied the pool to a new hard disk following the
>> "Copying the pool" instructions from the main documentation.  The
>> documentation says to copy the 'cpool', 'log', and 'conf'
>> directories using any technique and the 'pc' directory using
>> BackupPC_tarPCCopy; however, there is no mention of what to do
>> with the 'pool' directory.  I thought it might be created
>> automatically when the nightly cleanup runs, but three days later
>> and still no 'pool' directory.
>> Is this an oversight in the documentation or is the 'pool'
>> directory not needed?  I am using BackupPC 3.1.0.
> Unless you have compression turned off, the pool directory should be
> totally empty.
> If you have compression turned off, the cpool directory should be
> totally empty.
> Whichever one is empty can be ignored.

So it is.  I reconnected and mounted the old drive and the pool directory is 
indeed empty.  Thanks for your reply.

Chris Purves

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