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Duplicity 0.6.10 doesnt seem to like the s3+http protocol. I keep getting the following error message.

unsupportedbackendscheme: scheme not supported in url: s3+http://<bucketname>

I've tried with 0.6.09 as well and no luck. I finally got down to 0.6.06 and was able to finally backup my system. Did I miss something? Changelog doesn't show any changes to the S3 protocol.

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Working on it...

As to Python 2.3, the only place it's mentioned is -- I just committed a fix for that.

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I'm having the same problem. I've submitted a question ticket to the developers.


The bug has been fixed by Duplicity developers. A patch against for the problem is now available.

Details: See the bug report

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Yea I came across your ticket via google search. I've opened a separate ticket before regarding a different issue and it went unanswered. I may start looking at alternatives if I can't get help when I run into problems. – luckytaxi Oct 6 '10 at 3:21
@luckytaxi: We'll see. I remain hopeful--I only submitted the question last night. Based on your report I also submitted a bug report to them. Duplicity has a good rep. Thanks for the idea of downgrading, I hadn't thought of that. – LarryK Oct 6 '10 at 3:25
Me too. Duplicity refuses to work with python 2.3 and upgrading to 2.4 is out of te question. I've resorted to rdiff-backup on my rhel 4 boxes. – luckytaxi Oct 6 '10 at 3:27
now im getting. BackendException: Boto requires a bucket name. – luckytaxi Oct 7 '10 at 0:11
I created my bucket explicitly using the Amazon aws tool: Then I used duplicity. Also, are you using the damontimm script? See… – LarryK Oct 7 '10 at 1:34

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