I found a bug in amanda-3.3.8 that was quickly fixed by upstream. Please upgrade to this version.
The updates will go to collab-maint.The debs files for jessie are here:
Here comes the changelog:
amanda (1:3.3.8-1~cal1) unstable; urgency=low * New Upstream version * Changes for 3.3.8 * s3 devices New NEARLINE S3-STORAGE-CLASS for Google storage. New AWS4 STORAGE-API * amcryptsimple Works with newer gpg2. * amgtar Default SPARSE value is NO if tar < 1.28. Because a bug in tar with some filesystem. * amstar support include in backup mode. * ampgsql Add FULL-WAL property. * Many bugs fix. * Changes for 3.3.7p1 * Fix build in 3.3.7 * Changes for 3.3.7 * amvault new --no-interactivity argument. new --src-labelstr argument. * amdump compute crc32 of the streams and write them to the debug files. * chg-robot Add a BROKEN-DRIVE-LOADED-SLOT property. * Many bugs fix. * Refreshed patches. * Dropped patches that were applied by the upstream: fix-misc-typos, automake-add-missing, fix-amcheck-M.patch, fix-device-src_rait-device.c, fix-amreport-perl_Amanda_Report_human.pm * Change the email of the maintainer. * "wrap-and-sort -at" all control files. * swig is a new build depend. * Bump standard version to 3.9.6, no changes needed. * Replace deprecated dependency perl5 by perl, (Closes: #808209), thank you Gregor Herrmann for the NMU. * New patch fix-amgtar-exclude to fix amgtar when the exclude file don't exist. -- Jose M Calhariz <email@example.com> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:52:08 +0000