katello-backup --incremental produces full backups instead of incremental backups

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • katello-backup some_dir --incremental previous_backup_dir is producing full backups instead of incremental backups
  • Katello incremental backups are as big as full backups
  • Katello incremental backups are bigger than full backups

Environment

Red Hat Satellite 6.2.x up to 6.2.8

Issue is fixed on Red Hat Satellite 6.2.9 and later (see bugzilla entry)

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