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Bacula Conference

You are invited to the first International Bacula Users and Partners Conference to be held in Berlin on 21 March 2014 with a dinner offered by Bacula Systems on the evening of 20 March 2014. For more information, please visit the following link: http://www.baculaconference.org/

The Hidden Cost of Creating Open Source Code

Just because it is called open source (or Free Software), that doesn’t mean that it is free, and it doesn’t mean that it didn’t cost anything to develop it.  In particular, I would like to explain what open source means to me and what it has personally cost me, but please permit me to start […]

Bacula Status Report

Hello, I would like to speak to you about the following points: 1. The rumors of the death of Bacula (the Community version) 2. Bacula Systems and the FSFE (Free Software Foundation Europe) 3. The future of Bacula (the Community version) 1. The rumors of the death of Bacula (the Community version): I borrow words […]

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.13 to Source Forge

Version 5.2.13 version has 20 bug fixes since the last release. Some of the bug fixes are important. Important changes since last release: 19 Feb 13 – Fix build/configure problems with bpluginfo.c – Refactor lock_volumes so most lock a vol rather than globally – Add virtualfull-extreme test – Apply patch for chio-changer-openbsd from bug #1984 […]

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.11 to Source Forge

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.11 to Source Forge Version 5.2.11 version is a bug fix release. As always, both the Director and Storage daemon must be upgraded at the same time. Older 5.0.x and 3.0.x File Daemons are compatible with the 5.2.11 Director and Storage daemons. There should be no need to upgrade older […]

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.10 to Source Forge

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.10 to Source Forge General: The 5.2.10 version is a significant bug fix release including our first cut of AFS support. Please note that with this version of Bacula, during the install of the shared libraries from the src/cats, src/lib, and src/findlib directories, any old Bacula libraries in the installation […]

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.7 to Source Forge

Release Notes for Bacula 5.2.7 Bacula code: Total files = 1,110 Total lines = 231,439 (Using SLOCCount) General: ——– The 5.2.7 version is a significant bug fix release. (The diff file between 5.2.6 and this one is over 25,000 lines). !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please note that with this version of Bacula, during the install of the shared […]

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.8 to Source Forge

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.8 to Source Forge This release is identical to release 5.2.8, with the exception that the patch: “Apply readline without TERM_LIB dependency patch from bug #1871” has been removed because it is not portable to all systems or versions of readline. ;;;; Kern;;;10 June 2012 at 12:04 CET Release Notes […]

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.6 to Source Forge

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.6 to Source Forge Release Notes for Bacula 5.2.6 Bacula code: Total files = 1,110 Total lines = 231,439 (Using SLOCCount) General: ——– The 5.2.6 version is a bug fix release. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If you are upgrading directly from 5.0.3 to this version, please see the important notices below for version […]

We have released Bacula Version 5.2.5 to Source Forge

Release Notes for Bacula 5.2.5 Bacula code: Total files = 1,110 Total lines = 231,439 (Using SLOCCount) General: ——– The 5.2.5 version is a bug fix release. Please note there was a seemingly innocent patch made to version 5.2.4 that had rather serious negative consequences on restarted jobs.  Anyone using restarted jobs should upgrade from […]

About the author

Rob Morrison

Rob Morrison started his IT career with Silicon Graphics in Switzerland, which developed into a wide variety of IT management roles for almost 10 years. He has subsequently held various management positions in professional open source companies such as JBoss, Red Hat and Pentaho, contributing to the growth of these well-known companies. He is a graduate of Plymouth University and holds an Digital Media and Communications BSc Honours degree, and completed an Overseas Studies Program.