LIGHTROOM: catalog backup locations

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(this is split from http://feedback.photoshop.com/photosh...)

from the original post:

1) separate explicit control over where Lightroom writes backups - so I can specify a directory on a separate physical drive

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A backup on the same physical drive is only protecting against your catalog being corrupted somehow - if the drive itself goes sour, the backup is useless if it's not on another physical drive [yes, offsite or cloud backups are better, but nobody is going to toss another gig of catalog up to the cloud at the end of every edit session]
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john beardsworth

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How is this different to what we have now, and have had since v1?
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there is an option at backup create time - but this should be a catalog setting - I want to get all of these things set up when I'm thinking about it, not when I'm bailing out for the night and LR asks if I want to create a backup