question about tar -N

R Kimber richardkimber at
Sun Aug 21 14:22:11 UTC 2011

On Sat, 20 Aug 2011 21:11:37 -0700
NoOp wrote:

> I'm not familiar with 'tar -N' either. But what I gather is that 'tar
> -N' associated with the file modification date. Could this be what you
> are running into?
> Otherwise look at:
> and try asking on:

Thanks.  In the interest of getting the script working quickly I think
I'd better go with a less elegant solution and use 'find' to create a list
of new files and then use tar.

- Richard.
Richard Kimber
Political Science Resources

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