May I add something, that I stumbled on the other day. I do some of my
backups on an external disk at home. But I might at some point want to
review (and tweak) my settings while away from that disk (say, in a
spare 10 minutes in the train or so). Currently this is not possible,
since SBackup will complain about the missing backup destination, and
re-insert the default. Worse, if I didn't read the message carefully
enough (or not at all), and Save the configuration, I've messed up my
I think the message should give the user the option to keep the current
(correct) setting, or to change it (choose a new location), or set it to
P.S., the same goes for my other backup setting, where the destination
is a server at the university that I can only reach from inside
This opens the problem that Jean-Peer raised, to make sure the backup
location is always a valid one when it is saved. Would it be good enough
to display a warning for a saving a destination location that cannot be
Alternatively, this may be a separate configuration option, something
like allow un-tested destination location to be saved?.
problem occurs if nssbackup is run with the destination drive not present. It
looses the config info.
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