tar incremental backup issue

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Thu Jul 22 14:47:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 10:30:29AM -0400, Alex Song wrote:
>I'm relying on incremental feature of tar for my backup need. After
>doing a lot of backups, I suddenly found an issue with this feature.
>It seems if you move a file with an earlier date to the directory, the
>incremental backuped archive of this directory does NOT have this file!

That certainly sounds like a generic issue with tar itself.  In that case,
it's a topic for another mailing list:


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