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Re: time_t value too large (DailySet1 AMANDA MAIL REPORT FOR August 16, 1999) (fwd)

On Fri, 20 Aug 1999, Paul Eggert wrote:

>    Date: Thu, 19 Aug 1999 12:47:34 +0200 (CEST)
>    From: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be>
>    ? gtar: /var/lib/amanda/gnutar-lists/callistosdb2_0.new: invalid timestamp `' ignored
> Thanks for the bug report.  I looked into this problem.  Apparently
> Amanda is using an undocumented feature of GNU tar, which is that an
> empty --listed-incremental file is the same as a nonexistent one.  I
> resurrected that feature in GNU tar test version 1.13.10, which you
> can get from:
> ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/tar/tar-1.13.10.tar.gz
> Please give it a try and see whether it does a better job.

Works fine! This time all my partitions were backed up. Thanks a lot!



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}  http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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