Xtrabackup 1.9 beta makes a full backup when streaming and and incremental flags are set

Bug #929885 reported by navigator93 on 2012-02-09
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Percona XtraBackup moved to https://jira.percona.com/projects/PXB
Fix Released
Undecided
Alexey Kopytov
2.0
Fix Released
Undecided
Alexey Kopytov

Bug Description

When making an incremental backup using Innobackupex, I used the following command:

innobackupex --incremental /disk2/backups/incremental/ --extra-lsndir=/disk2/backups/lsn2/ --stream=tar --incremental-basedir=/disk2/backups/lsn/2012-02-08_17-47-09/ | gzip --fast > incremental_beta.tar.gz

However, when looking at the output, it seemed xtrabackup was being passed incorrect parameters:

xtrabackup --backup --suspend-at-end --log-stream --target-dir=./ --extra-lsndir='/disk2/backups/lsn2/' --incremental-basedir='/disk2/backups/lsn/2012-02-08_17-47-09/'

and it was clear based on how long the 'backup' was taking and the sized of the streamed file that this was a full snapshot not a delta

Alexey Kopytov (akopytov) wrote :

Yes, streaming incremental backups are not supported in 1.6. It's going to be fixed in 2.0, see: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/percona-xtrabackup/+spec/streaming-incremental

Alexey Kopytov (akopytov) wrote :

Sorry, didn't notice 1.9 mentioned in the summary. Yes, unfortunately streaming incremental didn't make it into the first 2.0 beta, it's currently scheduled for the next beta release.

Alexey Kopytov (akopytov) wrote :

Parallel compression (and thus, streaming incremental) has been merged to trunk and will be released in 1.9.1. Marking as Fix Released.

Percona now uses JIRA for bug reports so this bug report is migrated to: https://jira.percona.com/browse/PXB-1149

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