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Bug #1030868 reported by Jorge Castro on 2012-07-30
This bug affects 7 people
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Bug Description

It would be great to have native support for GCS (which is different from Google Drive/Docs):

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Daniel Schudel (daniel-schudel) wrote :

I second this.

The lax security policies at Amazon have left me looking for an alternative to S3 as a backup/archive target.

James (james-ellis-gmail) wrote :

I'd like to see this, I've found GCS to be a robust solution and alternative to S3 .. and gsutil provides a good example of how a GCS API client can work.

Daniel Schudel (daniel-schudel) wrote :

The duplicity/ has a fair amount of S3 specific syntax and lingo in it. I'd hate to fork it into a new file to bring in GCS.

But, the boto/ (from python-boto) looks interesting - it contains a base class for accessing S3 or GCS - it automagically picks the right one based on the URI.

I think update to use the classes would be the way to go.

Lee Verberne (verb) wrote :

FYI, I've started work on this in lp:~verb/duplicity/boto-gcs

This uses GCS's Interoperable mode, which has to be enabled via

I need to add some documentation and support in (if possible).

Changed in duplicity:
status: New → Fix Committed
milestone: none → 0.6.22
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in duplicity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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