Is it possible to restore a single file or a group of files?

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Xwang
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Is it possible to restore a single file or a group of files?

Post by Xwang » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:30 am

Hi to all,
I would like to know if it is possible to restore a single file (or a subset of files) from an hard drive image.
I'm searching for a tool similar to "easeus todo backup" which has the ability to access the contents of an image (using a GUI) and select the files to restore (in case you want to do so otherwise you can restore the entire image).
Thank you,
Xwang

admin
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Re: Is it possible to restore a single file or a group of fi

Post by admin » Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:18 pm

There is no such feature yet, but you can extract the archive to a temp filesystem and you can use exclude to ignore most files to minimize the space and time required to restfs.

peter.funk
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Re: Is it possible to restore a single file or a group of fi

Post by peter.funk » Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:41 pm

Are there any plans for a future fsarchiver version which will be able to extract named files from a .fsa archive?
How hard would it be for an experienced programmer to add such a feature to fsarchiver?

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Re: Is it possible to restore a single file or a group of fi

Post by admin » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:02 pm

Yes this was planned for fsarchiver-0.7 but am lacking time to work on it unfortunately

Berix
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Re: Is it possible to restore a single file or a group of fi

Post by Berix » Sun Jul 14, 2013 2:23 am

Hi,

Sorry to reply to an older thread, just wanted to make you aware. I wrote a patch to try to add this functionality. It's over in the contributions forum. http://fsarchiver.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=1631

zappacor
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Re: Is it possible to restore a single file or a group of fi

Post by zappacor » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:57 pm

Hi all,

there seems to be some patches already out there for this. Any chance to get them included upstream?

Rolando.

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