Tape backup using tar

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Thu Aug 4 16:35:36 UTC 2005


On Thursday 04 August 2005 12:30, Stuart Bailey wrote:
>> What version of tar please?
>
>(GNU tar) 1.14
>
Bingo!

tar has a rather spotted history, and 1.14 is known on the amanda list 
to be broken. 1.13-19, 1.13-25, and 1.15-1 are kown to work 
correctly. 1.13 plain is busted, and 1.14 only lasted a month or two.  
Nuke it, and go get either the older 1.13-25, or 1.15-1.

>Many thanks.
>
>Stuart.
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Cheers, Gene
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
99.35% setiathome rank, not too shabby for a WV hillbilly
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