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From Amit Handa <Amit.Ha...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Unable to restore a Derby database [SOLVED?]
Date Wed, 24 Nov 2004 04:58:00 GMT
Calvin Smith wrote:
> Oh man, do I feel stupid. I just re-read the manual again and realized 
> that the restore from path is not the directory into which the backup 
> occurred, but the sub-directory that the backup created in that directory.
> I was doing:
> connect 'jdbc:derby:myDb;restoreFrom=/mybackupdir';
> instead of:
> connect 'jdbc:derby:myDb;restoreFrom=/mybackupdir/myDb';
> After trying the second form, it works perfectly. Perhaps a better 
> message (indicating success or failure, instead of silence in both 
> cases) would be helpful, but this was a case of PEBCAK 
> (http://www.hyperdictionary.com/computing/pebcak).
> Thanks again, and I apologize for wasting anybody's time on a silly 
> problem....
> -calvin
> p.s. If anybody thinks that the silent response when the backup 
> directory (which contains the backup database directory) exists but the 
> backup database directory doesn't exist is a bug, I'll be happy to file 
> a Jira issue. This is inconsistent with the behavior when the backup 
> database directory does exist but isn't valid, and the user is notified 
> of an error.


I think it would be good to file a bug and have a discussion around it,
since you started the thread.
We can always close it later, if we[derby-users] feel otherwise.


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