Since it looks as if Twitter's days are numbered, I've been looking at what it would take to move most of my on-line presence into my personal blog space and off of the various sites where I make various comments and such. One thing I haven't been doing well is backing up this site right here; my last backup was over two years ago.
Bad sysadmin! Naughty sysadmin!
I have a backup script written in Fabric, that takes an old-school "pets-not-cattle" approach to backing up the various services on my Linode host. When I tried to run it, however, it threw exceptions about libraries either missing or being incompatible.
I decided to modernize, starting with PDM.Continue Reading