[CentOS] tar exclude question
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Tue Mar 15 11:53:42 UTC 2011
Am 15.03.2011 10:37, schrieb Luigi Rosa:
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> Rainer Traut said the following on 15/03/11 10:25:
>> This always sends me an unwanted email with:
>> tar: Removing leading `/' from member names
> Redirect the stdout/stderr to some file:
> tar cvzf /mnt/mybackup.tgz /foo /bar> /var/log/backup 2> /var/log/backuperrors
I know how to do this... but cron has the ability to send mail (I only
want to see real error messages) and tar just does not behave right - no
output if no error occured.
>> Because the exclude pattern matches under dir1 my important File is not
>> backed up. The problem is, I cannot specify the exclude pattern to match
>> only /tmp/foo/dir2 , can I?
> It's a matter of personal taste, but I find more useful the -X (or
> - --exclude-from) option
Yes, personal taste, but in crontab confusing not seeing the excludes
and besides that it has the same problem.
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