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Re: backup strategies

Alvin Oga wrote:
> i think $cdtemp should be in /tmp or /usr/tmp so that the temporary backup
> files /home/ftp/cdrimage/ROOT$date.tar.gz does not backup also into
> /home/ftp/cdrimage/HOME$date.tar.gz  and a partial copy of itself too ??
Actually, tar (GNU tar at least) is smart enough to not try to add to
the archive to itself.  `man tar` or `info tar` for details...
Morgan Terry
It is easier to move a problem around (for example, by moving
the problem to a different part of the overall network
architecture) than it is to solve it.  --RFC 1925

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