"Martin Giebat" writes:
> I've just set up backuppc on a Linux machine with the only purpose to
> make backups on one its internal hard drives. I want the backup to be
> placed on an external USB hard drive.
> Now the backups are running fine but I don't manage to direct the tar
> archive to the USB hard drive. I've tried the ArchiveDest parameter but
> it doesn't seem to have any effect. I'm I doing something wrong (
> probably ;) ) ? There are lots of of references to __TOPDIR__, is this
> an enviroment variable?
__TOPDIR__ is a string that is replaced with the real path
by configure.pl when it runs. You should look at the installed
version of BackupPC, not the pre-install version you unpacked
fromt the tarball.