Update documentation about changes to "all" database restores (#438, #560).

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Dan Helfman 2023-01-26 10:53:58 -08:00
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@ -171,15 +171,15 @@ borgmatic rlist
That should yield output looking something like:
host-2019-01-01T04:05:06.070809 Tue, 2019-01-01 04:05:06 [...]
host-2019-01-02T04:06:07.080910 Wed, 2019-01-02 04:06:07 [...]
host-2023-01-01T04:05:06.070809 Tue, 2023-01-01 04:05:06 [...]
host-2023-01-02T04:06:07.080910 Wed, 2023-01-02 04:06:07 [...]
Assuming that you want to restore all database dumps from the archive with the
most up-to-date files and therefore the latest timestamp, run a command like:
borgmatic restore --archive host-2019-01-02T04:06:07.080910
borgmatic restore --archive host-2023-01-02T04:06:07.080910
(No borgmatic `restore` action? Upgrade borgmatic!)
@ -208,7 +208,7 @@ But if you have multiple repositories configured, then you'll need to specify
the repository path containing the archive to restore. Here's an example:
borgmatic restore --repository repo.borg --archive host-2019-...
borgmatic restore --repository repo.borg --archive host-2023-...
### Restore particular databases
@ -218,9 +218,39 @@ restore one of them, use the `--database` flag to select one or more
databases. For instance:
borgmatic restore --archive host-2019-... --database users
borgmatic restore --archive host-2023-... --database users
<span class="minilink minilink-addedin">New in version 1.7.6</span> You can
also restore individual databases even if you dumped them as "all"—as long as
you dumped them into separate files via use of the "format" option. See above
for more information.
### Restore all databases
To restore all databases:
borgmatic restore --archive host-2023-... --database all
Or just omit the `--database` flag entirely:
borgmatic restore --archive host-2023-...
Prior to borgmatic version 1.7.6, this restores a combined "all" database
dump from the archive.
<span class="minilink minilink-addedin">New in version 1.7.6</span> Restoring
"all" databases restores each database found in the selected archive. That
includes any combined dump file named "all" and any other individual database
dumps found in the archive.
### Limitations
There are a few important limitations with borgmatic's current database