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I am testing rdiff-backup as a possible backup solution. There is one thing i cant find how to do and was wonder if it is possible.

If I am backing up directories on a server. e.g. server:/shareddir

If I delete a file in server:/shareddri/some/directory but don't know its name, is there any way to get a list of the files that rdiff-backup has in it's backup? From what I can see, to restore you need to know about the file already.

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The following will list the contents of a sub-directory

rdiff-backup -v6 --list-at-time "<time>" /shareddir/some/directory

And will work for any subdirectory or the root backed up folder.

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