A wrapper script for Borg backup software that creates and prunes backups
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  1. 1.2.12
  2. * #110: Support for Borg repository initialization via borgmatic --init command-line flag.
  3. * #111: Update Borg create --filter values so a dry run lists files to back up.
  4. * #113: Update README with link to a new/forked Docker image.
  5. * Prevent deprecated --excludes command-line option from being used.
  6. * Refactor README a bit to flow better for first-time users.
  7. 1.2.11
  8. * #108: Support for Borg create --progress via borgmatic command-line flag.
  9. 1.2.10
  10. * #105: Support for Borg --chunker-params create option via "chunker_params" in borgmatic's storage
  11. section.
  12. 1.2.9
  13. * #102: Fix for syntax error that occurred in Python 3.5 and below.
  14. * Make automated tests support running in Python 3.5.
  15. 1.2.8
  16. * #73: Enable consistency checks for only certain repositories via "check_repositories" option in
  17. borgmatic's consistency configuration. Handy for large repositories that take forever to check.
  18. * Include link to issue tracker within various command output.
  19. * Run continuous integration tests on a matrix of Python and Borg versions.
  20. 1.2.7
  21. * #98: Support for Borg --keep-secondly prune option.
  22. * Use Black code formatter and Flake8 code checker as part of running automated tests.
  23. * Add an end-to-end automated test that actually integrates with Borg.
  24. * Set up continuous integration for borgmatic automated tests on projects.evoworx.org.
  25. 1.2.6
  26. * Fix generated configuration to also include a "keep_daily" value so pruning works out of the
  27. box.
  28. 1.2.5
  29. * #57: When generating sample configuration with generate-borgmatic-config, comment out all
  30. optional configuration so as to streamline the initial configuration process.
  31. 1.2.4
  32. * Fix for archive checking traceback due to parameter mismatch.
  33. 1.2.3
  34. * #64, #90, #92: Rewrite of logging system. Now verbosity flags passed to Borg are derived from
  35. borgmatic's log level. Note that the output of borgmatic might slightly change.
  36. * Part of #80: Support for Borg create --read-special via "read_special" option in borgmatic's
  37. location configuration.
  38. * #87: Support for Borg create --checkpoint-interval via "checkpoint_interval" option in
  39. borgmatic's storage configuration.
  40. * #88: Fix declared pykwalify compatibility version range in setup.py to prevent use of ancient
  41. versions of pykwalify with large version numbers.
  42. * #89: Pass --show-rc option to Borg when at highest verbosity level.
  43. * #94: Support for Borg --json option via borgmatic command-line to --create archives.
  44. 1.2.2
  45. * #85: Fix compatibility issue between pykwalify and ruamel.yaml 0.15.52, which manifested in
  46. borgmatic as a pykwalify RuleError.
  47. 1.2.1
  48. * Skip before/after backup hooks when only doing --prune, --check, --list, and/or --info.
  49. * #71: Support for XDG_CONFIG_HOME environment variable for specifying alternate user ~/.config/
  50. path.
  51. * #74, #83: Support for Borg --json option via borgmatic command-line to --list archives or show
  52. archive --info in JSON format, ideal for programmatic consumption.
  53. * #38, #76: Upgrade ruamel.yaml compatibility version range and fix support for Python 3.7.
  54. * #77: Skip non-"*.yaml" config filenames in /etc/borgmatic.d/ so as not to parse backup files,
  55. editor swap files, etc.
  56. * #81: Document user-defined hooks run before/after backup, or on error.
  57. * Add code style guidelines to the documention.
  58. 1.2.0
  59. * #61: Support for Borg --list option via borgmatic command-line to list all archives.
  60. * #61: Support for Borg --info option via borgmatic command-line to display summary information.
  61. * #62: Update README to mention other ways of installing borgmatic.
  62. * Support for Borg --prefix option for consistency checks via "prefix" option in borgmatic's
  63. consistency configuration.
  64. * Add introductory screencast link to documentation.
  65. * #59: Ignore "check_last" and consistency "prefix" when "archives" not in consistency checks.
  66. * #60: Add "Persistent" flag to systemd timer example.
  67. * #63: Support for Borg --nobsdflags option to skip recording bsdflags (e.g. NODUMP, IMMUTABLE) in
  68. archive.
  69. * #69: Support for Borg prune --umask option using value of existing "umask" option in borgmatic's
  70. storage configuration.
  71. * Update tox.ini to only assume Python 3.x instead of Python 3.4 specifically.
  72. * Add ~/.config/borgmatic/config.yaml to default configuration path probing.
  73. * Document how to develop on and contribute to borgmatic.
  74. 1.1.15
  75. * Support for Borg BORG_PASSCOMMAND environment variable to read a password from an external file.
  76. * Fix for Borg create error when using borgmatic's --dry-run and --verbosity options together.
  77. Work-around for behavior introduced in Borg 1.1.3: https://github.com/borgbackup/borg/issues/3298
  78. * #55: Fix for missing tags/releases on Gitea and GitHub project hosting.
  79. * #56: Support for Borg --lock-wait option for the maximum wait for a repository/cache lock.
  80. * #58: Support for using tilde in exclude_patterns to reference home directory.
  81. 1.1.14
  82. * #49: Fix for typo in --patterns-from option.
  83. * #47: Support for Borg --dry-run option via borgmatic command-line.
  84. 1.1.13
  85. * #54: Fix for incorrect consistency check flags passed to Borg when all three checks ("repository",
  86. "archives", and "extract") are specified in borgmatic configuration.
  87. * #48: Add "local_path" to configuration for specifying an alternative Borg executable path.
  88. * #49: Support for Borg experimental --patterns-from and --patterns options for specifying mixed
  89. includes/excludes.
  90. * Moved issue tracker from Taiga to integrated Gitea tracker at
  91. https://projects.torsion.org/witten/borgmatic/issues
  92. 1.1.12
  93. * #46: Declare dependency on pykwalify 1.6 or above, as older versions yield "Unknown key: version"
  94. rule errors.
  95. * Support for Borg --keep-minutely prune option.
  96. 1.1.11
  97. * #26: Add "ssh_command" to configuration for specifying a custom SSH command or options.
  98. * Fix for incorrect /etc/borgmatic.d/ configuration path probing on macOS. This problem manifested
  99. as an error on startup: "[Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/etc/borgmatic.d'".
  100. 1.1.10
  101. * Pass several Unix signals through to child processes like Borg. This means that Borg now properly
  102. shuts down if borgmatic is terminated (e.g. due to a system suspend).
  103. * #30: Support for using tilde in repository paths to reference home directory.
  104. * #43: Support for Borg --files-cache option for setting the files cache operation mode.
  105. * #45: Support for Borg --remote-ratelimit option for limiting upload rate.
  106. * Log invoked Borg commands when at highest verbosity level.
  107. 1.1.9
  108. * #17, #39: Support for user-defined hooks before/after backup, or on error.
  109. * #34: Improve clarity of logging spew at high verbosity levels.
  110. * #30: Support for using tilde in source directory path to reference home directory.
  111. * Require "prefix" in retention section when "archive_name_format" is set. This is to avoid
  112. accidental pruning of archives with a different archive name format. For similar reasons, default
  113. "prefix" to "{hostname}-" if not specified.
  114. * Convert main source repository from Mercurial to Git.
  115. * Update dead links to Borg documentation.
  116. 1.1.8
  117. * #40: Fix to make /etc/borgmatic/config.yaml optional rather than required when using the default
  118. config paths.
  119. 1.1.7
  120. * #29: Add "archive_name_format" to configuration for customizing archive names.
  121. * Fix for traceback when "exclude_from" value is empty in configuration file.
  122. * When pruning, make highest verbosity level list archives kept and pruned.
  123. * Clarification of Python 3 pip usage in documentation.
  124. 1.1.6
  125. * #13, #36: Support for Borg --exclude-from, --exclude-caches, and --exclude-if-present options.
  126. 1.1.5
  127. * #35: New "extract" consistency check that performs a dry-run extraction of the most recent
  128. archive.
  129. 1.1.4
  130. * #18: Added command-line flags for performing a borgmatic run with only pruning, creating, or
  131. checking enabled. This supports use cases like running consistency checks from a different cron
  132. job with a different frequency, or running pruning with a different verbosity level.
  133. 1.1.3
  134. * #15: Support for running multiple config files in /etc/borgmatic.d/ from a single borgmatic run.
  135. * Fix for generate-borgmatic-config writing config with invalid one_file_system value.
  136. 1.1.2
  137. * #33: Fix for passing check_last as integer to subprocess when calling Borg.
  138. 1.1.1
  139. * Part of #33: Fix for upgrade-borgmatic-config converting check_last option as a string instead of
  140. an integer.
  141. * Fix for upgrade-borgmatic-config erroring when consistency checks option is not present.
  142. 1.1.0
  143. * Switched config file format to YAML. Run upgrade-borgmatic-config to upgrade.
  144. * Added generate-borgmatic-config command for initial config creation.
  145. * Dropped Python 2 support. Now Python 3 only.
  146. * #19: Fix for README mention of sample files not included in package.
  147. * #23: Sample files for triggering borgmatic from a systemd timer.
  148. * Support for backing up to multiple repositories.
  149. * To free up space, now pruning backups prior to creating a new backup.
  150. * Enabled test coverage output during tox runs.
  151. * Added logo.
  152. 1.0.3
  153. * #22: Fix for verbosity flag not actually causing verbose output.
  154. 1.0.2
  155. * #21: Fix for traceback when remote_path option is missing.
  156. 1.0.1
  157. * #20: Support for Borg's --remote-path option to use an alternate Borg
  158. executable. See sample/config.
  159. 1.0.0
  160. * Attic is no longer supported, as there hasn't been any recent development on
  161. it. Dropping Attic support will allow faster iteration on Borg-specific
  162. features. If you're still using Attic, this is a good time to switch to Borg!
  163. * Project renamed from atticmatic to borgmatic. See the borgmatic README for
  164. information on upgrading.
  165. 0.1.8
  166. * Fix for handling of spaces in source_directories which resulted in backup up everything.
  167. * Fix for broken links to Borg documentation.
  168. * At verbosity zero, suppressing Borg check stderr spew about "Checking segments".
  169. * Support for Borg --one-file-system.
  170. * Support for Borg create --umask.
  171. * Support for file globs in source_directories.
  172. 0.1.7
  173. * #12: Fixed parsing of punctuation in configuration file.
  174. * Better error message when configuration file is missing.
  175. 0.1.6
  176. * #10: New configuration option for the encryption passphrase.
  177. * #11: Support for Borg's new archive compression feature.
  178. 0.1.5
  179. * Changes to support release on PyPI. Now pip installable by name!
  180. 0.1.4
  181. * Adding test that setup.py version matches release version.
  182. 0.1.3
  183. * #2: Add support for "borg check --last N" to Borg backend.
  184. 0.1.2
  185. * As a convenience to new users, allow a missing default excludes file.
  186. * New issue tracker, linked from documentation.
  187. 0.1.1
  188. * Adding borgmatic cron example, and updating documentation to refer to it.
  189. 0.1.0
  190. * New "borgmatic" command to support Borg backup software, a fork of Attic.
  191. 0.0.7
  192. * Flag for multiple levels of verbosity: some, and lots.
  193. * Improved mocking of Python builtins in unit tests.
  194. 0.0.6
  195. * New configuration section for customizing which Attic consistency checks run, if any.
  196. 0.0.5
  197. * Fixed regression with --verbose output being buffered. This means dropping the helpful error
  198. message introduced in 0.0.4.
  199. 0.0.4
  200. * Now using tox to run tests against multiple versions of Python in one go.
  201. * Helpful error message about how to create a repository if one is missing.
  202. * Troubleshooting section with steps to deal with broken pipes.
  203. * Nosetests config file (setup.cfg) with defaults.
  204. 0.0.3
  205. * After pruning, run attic's consistency checks on all archives.
  206. * Integration tests for argument parsing.
  207. * Documentation updates about repository encryption.
  208. 0.0.2
  209. * Configuration support for additional attic prune flags: keep_within, keep_hourly, keep_yearly,
  210. and prefix.
  211. 0.0.1
  212. * Initial release.