[CentOS] Beginner - need suggestion to improve BACKUP script

Sat Dec 27 16:45:08 UTC 2008
partha chowdhury <kira.laucas at gmail.com>

Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Partha chowdhury wrote on Sat, 27 Dec 2008 12:44:21 +0530:
>> the script is as follows:
> Next time put this in original format on a website, spares download 
> bandwidth for those that don't want to see it and aching eyes for those 
> that want to see it.
> Kai

i at first thought of sending as an attachment but then i read sending 
attachment to a mailing list is a bad idea. so i just pasted it. now i 
know to use pastebin.centos.org.

> http://pastebin.centos.org/23060

i have added to check for logged in user whose home directory to be 
backed up in case there are open files by processes owned by that user.

how can i make it more concise ?