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Re: incremental tar backups
On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 02:24:36PM -0500, Larry Hall wrote:
>At 02:00 PM 1/12/2004, DAVID SPEAR you wrote:
>>I am running cygwin under Win2K Pro SP4, and am having some trouble creating
>>backups with the gnu tar 1.13.25 that came with my distribution. Specifically,
>>I can make a full backup (of a directory) using:
>>cygserver% tar -cf backup.tar -g /cygdrive/d/tmp/dumpdates-backup --ignore-
>>failed-read -l -v /cygdrive/d/myfolder
>I assume you missed this in your search for info?
That should be old news. The current version of tar is supposed to fix the
problem. See: http://sourceware.org/ml/cygwin-announce/2003-11/msg00009.html .
So, we need the info that is mentioned at: http://cygwin.com/problems.html .
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