dirvish - Fast, disk based, rotating network backup system

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 42.2
Repository openSUSE Archiving Backup all
Package name dirvish
Package version 1.2.1
Package release 8.2
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 153.75 KB
Download size 49.78 KB
Official Mirror ftp.gwdg.de
Dirvish is a fast, disk based, rotating network backup system. With dirvish you
can maintain a set of complete images of your filesystems with unattended
creation and expiration. A dirvish backup vault is like a time machine for your


Package Version Architecture Repository
dirvish-1.2.1-4.1.noarch.rpm 1.2.1 noarch openSUSE Oss
dirvish - - -


Name Value
/usr/bin/perl -
perl -
perl(Time::ParseDate) -
perl(Time::Period) -
rsync -


Name Value
config(dirvish) = 1.2.1-8.2
dirvish = 1.2.1-8.2


Type URL
Binary Package dirvish-1.2.1-8.2.noarch.rpm
Source Package dirvish-1.2.1-8.2.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the openSUSE Archiving Backup repository:
    # zypper addrepo http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/opensuse/repositories/Archiving:/Backup/openSUSE_Leap_42.2/ opensuse-archiving-backup
  2. Install dirvish rpm package:
    # zypper install dirvish




2016-07-05 - toddrme2178@gmail.com
- Fix Group tag.
2015-03-18 - jweberhofer@weberhofer.at
- Removed requirement for specific perl-version
2015-03-18 - jweberhofer@weberhofer.at
- Updated to latest upstream source package which fixed a small issue in
manpage for dirvish.conf.5 and corrected the version-number returned by
the dirvvish-commands and --version
2015-02-12 - jweberhofer@weberhofer.at
- Added example for /etc/dirvish/master.conf
2015-02-12 - jweberhofer@weberhofer.at
- dirvish-1.2.1-install.patch: converts the installer to work in unattended mode
- dirvish-expire-vanished.patch: Allows expiration of vanished backups
- dirvish-imsort-reserved-warning.patch: Fix for future reserved word warning
- dirvish-rsync-options.patch: Fix typo in docs about rsync-options which was
- dirvish-locate.patch: Get patch level of loadconfig.pl in case exit codes
are needed.
- dirvish-lock-vault-against-overlapping-runs.patch: Lock vault against
overlapping runs
2011-04-05 - opendeve@weberhofer.at
- dirvish-expire-vanished.patch: Added a patch that makes vaults having
"vanished files" expireable
2007-10-11 - dmacvicar@suse.de
- Adapt to openSUSE and put into build service
2006-10-05 - Robert Marcano <robert@marcanoonline.com>
- Fix License field
- Add license text
- Removed perl from BuildRequires
2006-09-25 - Robert Marcano <robert@marcanoonline.com>
- 1.2.1
- Initial package release

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