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Old 10-20-2005, 10:57 PM
Winston Winston is offline
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Sparse Image before DMG - check space before DMG?

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Originally Posted by dnanian
... we don't check the disk space in v2.0 (to actually check the space, you need to know what's being backed up, and since the scripts can select an arbitrary amount of data, you'd have to simulate the script first, which would take a long time to do) ...
SD! appears to make a sparse image before it makes the DMG image. Since the size of the sparse image is known before the DMG image is created, could SD! check the space available before starting the DMG image?

Then SD! could offer the user a chance to stop, but keep the sparse image (assuming the sparse image is a workable backup).

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