On Monday, November 05, 2012 01:45:46 PM, Ron Johnson, an eminent manifestation of divinity, wrote:

> On 11/05/2012 12:37 PM, salamandir wrote:

> > i was under the impression that the gramps data was stored in a .gramps

> > format file, which is created when you first start gramps.


> Unless I'm grossly misinterpreting what you wrote: no.


> The .gramps file *is* the backup.


if that is the case, why is the .gramps file that i have backed up for the past 4 years, corrupt? if the .gramps file /was/ the backup, i wouldn't have a problem...


> Are you confusing .gramps the file extension with .gramps the subdirectory?


i may be confusing the two, but i have both the file and the subdirectory backed up.





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