I would not really worry about an update. I have always updated without
a single problem and this since version 1 of BackupPC.
If you install BackupPC, untar the file in a new directory (for
backupreaasons if things go wrong, you should still have the old install
dir of your previous version)
and answer all the questions!
The most important is that you point to the config.pl file correctly!
If you don't do this, then things go wrong.
Your old config file will be copied to config.pl.pre-3.0.0
Again for backupreasons, install the program itself in a different
directory then the old one! (It is also one of the questions)
Then just copy the init.d file (maybe copy the old one somewhere if
things go wrong)
And then just test.
If you see it goes wrong, copy the old config file back, replace the
init file and everything should be fine! Maybe the cgi could be
corrupted, but that is just a matter of copiing it back!
I never had problems, the script is written well. I must say I use
rsync, but I dont think lots changes with samba!
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