[Dirvish] Archiving Dirvish backups

Sabuj Pattanayek sabujp at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 17:17:59 UTC 2007


> Tar: {filename}: file changed as we read it

That's an annoying tar "bug".

> Is there any chance that my daily Dirvish backup might be getting in the way
> here? Does Dirvish's backup process modify the last-accessed time of a file

If dirvish is using --checksum (-c) flag it might since it has to read
the file but by default I don't think it does (only checks by file
modification and size). If you just do a stat on a file the access,
modify, and change dates don't change in linux.


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