Re: GNU tar and PITR

От: Peter Eisentraut
Тема: Re: GNU tar and PITR
Дата: ,
Msg-id: 200707161205.10972.peter_e@gmx.net
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Ответ на: GNU tar and PITR  (Peter Eisentraut)
Ответы: Re: GNU tar and PITR  (Bruce Momjian)
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Am Montag, 16. Juli 2007 12:01 schrieb Peter Eisentraut:
> http://developer.postgresql.org/pgdocs/postgres/continuous-archiving.html
> says:
>
> """
> Also, some versions of GNU tar consider it an error if a file is changed
> while tar is copying it. There does not seem to be any very convenient way
> to distinguish this error from other types of errors, other than manual
> inspection of tar's messages. GNU tar is therefore not the best tool for
> making base backups.
> """
>
> However, GNU tar returns 2 for a real error and 1 for the file changed
> case. Isn't that sufficient?

Ah ...

"""
version 1.16 - Sergey Poznyakoff, 2006-10-21

* After creating an archive, tar exits with code 1 if some files were
changed while being read.  Previous versions exited with code 2 (fatal
error), and only if some files were truncated while being archived.
"""

We should update the documentation.

--
Peter Eisentraut
http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/


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