#1901 Issue closed: In recovery mode rear -h does not work

Labels: enhancement, fixed / solved / done

gdha opened issue at 2018-08-22 07:30:

  • ReaR version ("/usr/sbin/rear -V"): master

  • Description of the issue (ideally so that others can reproduce it): in recovery the command rear -h does not work:

RESCUE client:~ # rear -h
ERROR: The workflow help is not supported in the ReaR rescue/recovery system
Some latest log messages since the last called script 050_check_rear_recover_mode.sh:
  2018-08-22 09:27:04.161732852 Including init/default/050_check_rear_recover_mode.sh
Aborting due to an error, check /var/log/rear/rear-client.log.lockless for details
  • Work-around, if any: none

jsmeix commented at 2018-10-23 09:57:

See the related https://github.com/rear/rear/issues/1939

do you perhaps know what the reason behind was
why in init/default/050_check_rear_recover_mode.sh
the help workflow is not allowed inside the recovery system?

My forensics via

git log -p --follow usr/share/rear/init/default/050_check_rear_recover_mode.sh

shows that this script originated by you via
probably as a result of

Perhaps therein the
From within the rescue system you can only run rear recover
was too restrictive?

jsmeix commented at 2018-10-23 11:54:

The pull request https://github.com/rear/rear/pull/1940
intends to fix this issue.

jsmeix commented at 2018-10-25 12:04:

With https://github.com/rear/rear/pull/1940 merged
this issue should be fixed.

[Export of Github issue for rear/rear.]