You are using an old version of GRAMPS that uses the old backup method.

New version 3.0.1 is available and does not have this short-coming.


2008/6/30 Brian Cain <>:
User Information:

I had just hit Alt-F4 to close the program.

Error Details:

382217: ERROR: line 148: Unhandled exception
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\Program Files\gramps\", line 484, in quit
  File "C:\Program Files\gramps\", line 506, in backup
    os.rename(backup,backup + ".old")
WindowsError: [Error 17] Cannot create a file when that file already exists

System Information:

Python version: 2.5 (r25:51908, Sep 19 2006, 09:52:17) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)]
BSDDB version: 4.4.5
Gramps version: 2.2.5-0rc1
OS: win32

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