[mintbackup] launching from command line doesn't work fully

Bug #411955 reported by Philip Morrell on 2009-08-11
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Linux Mint
Medium
Clement Lefebvre

Bug Description

Gloria Main - mintBackup 1.6.2
firstly, why are there two seperate launchers?

$ mintbackup
launches the backup window as expected
$ mintbackup ~/home_*.backup
still launches the backup window, rather than restore window
$ mintBackup
launches the backup window as expected
$ mintBackup ~/home_*.backup
launches the restore window as expected

solution: mintbackup should be dropped, and mintBackup should be renamed mintbackup

chemicalfan (mike-lumsden) wrote :

Does this affect any of the current releases (Maya, Nadia or Petra)? If not, this bug should be closed

Gold Star (goldstar611) wrote :

In Linux Mint 17, I can confirm the existance of both
/usr/bin/mintbackup and /usr/bin/mintBackup

I cannot reproduce the OP's problem.

Furthermore, it doesn't make sense that mintBackup (with capital) would do anything different because the contents of mintBackup is

#!/bin/bash
mintbackup

and doesn't forward any arguments to /usr/bin/mintbackup.

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