I have been getting a huge error log on my site.
It starts with
WordPress database error Got a packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' bytes for query UPDATEfollowed by lots of file names and ends with
option_name= 'backup-to-dropbox-processed-files' made by do_action_ref_array, call_user_func_array, run_dropbox_backup, WP_Backup->execute, WP_Backup->backup_path, WP_Backup_Config->add_processed_files, update_option
I have a relatively large NextGen gallery on my site (3500 images)and I am backing it up.
It seems like by writing the names of all these files (and the thumbnails) it is exceeding the size allowed in the option table.
(The backup is frozen at 86%)
It there a way to stop the plugin recording the names of the files it backs up?
I will try another backup, excluding the gallery, but longer term it would be nice to be able to do it.