Thanks.

This was in a recently upgraded 4.2. Now, the original backup was 
probably made using the old version (probably 4.0). The volumes were 
HFS+


nme

>There is a known cosmetic issue in Retrospect 4.0 involving this very
>problem. It occurs when you try to restore or duplicate to an HFS+ volume.
>This was fixed in 4.1 and later.
>
>If you're still experiencing this type of problem in one of these later
>versions, please call us directly so we can get some more information from
>you and try to find an explanation.
>
>A very informative technical note on the way Retrospect calculates file
>sizes and its relation to allocation block size (which is at the core of the
>difference between HFS and HFS+) is on our website at
>
><http://www.dantz.com/index.php3?SCREEN=tn412>
>
>Regards,
>
>Matthew Tevenan
>Technical Support Specialist
>Dantz Development Corporation
>925.253.3050
>[EMAIL PROTECTED]
>
>>  From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>>  Reply-To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>  Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 15:30:20 -0400
>>  To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>  Subject: Re: Restore Size
>>
>>  Noah,
>>
>>  It does this to me all the time too.  I just ignore the warning, then get
>>  presented with "Are you sure you want to overflow the destination by
>>  XXmb."  I just click ok.
>>
>>  I always assumed it was some glitch with extended format drives, but I'm
>>  not really sure.  I am sure it's a harmless message though...
>>
>>  HTH,
>>  Mark Maytum
>>  Pompanoosuc Mills Corporation
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>  Noah Eiger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>  Sent by: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>  04/14/00 02:46 PM
>>  Please respond to "retro-talk"
>>
>>
>>  To:     [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>>  cc:
>>  Subject:        Restore Size
>>
>>  Hello:
>>
>>  Recently I did a restore of an entire drive.
>>
>>  When I would select files to restore from the set (using the Browser)
>>  they reported a size of, say, 100MB. However, when I went to click
>>  "Restore", Retrospect reported that it needed almost three times as
>>  much space.
>>
>>  What am I missing?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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