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Old 08-28-2003, 12:36 PM   #1
cli_man
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Tar Backup Problem


I have a tar backup that runs nightly on my webserver, I am having a problem with the backups quitting halfway through because they come accross a file that changed during the backup or an open file. Is there a way to ignore the errors and have tar keep going? The data I am trying to backup is always in use and I can't shut it down.

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