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Re: [Help-tar] Merge incremental backups created by tar -g

From: CUI Hao
Subject: Re: [Help-tar] Merge incremental backups created by tar -g
Date: Sun, 27 May 2012 08:28:11 +0800

Thanks, Sergey.
I think I have understand what you said after reading manual and trying :)

2012/5/27 Sergey Poznyakoff <address@hidden>:
> CUI Hao <address@hidden> ha escrit:
>> Sorry I didn't make it clear that test0.tar is the first full dump. So
>> test01.tar shouldn't be empty.
>> I want it to be the new full dump in place of test0.tar.
> That's why you need to use a clear snapshot file.
>> > When listing or extracting, snapshot file is not used, but it is
>> > required syntactically (because the -g option requires an argument).
>> I don't think so. It's because snapshot file is provided that tar will
>> delete files that should be deleted correctly,
> Tar does not use snapshot files when extracting.
> Regards,
> Sergey

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