Backup failure

silver.bullet at zoho.com silver.bullet at zoho.com
Sun Sep 27 09:54:35 UTC 2015


On Sun, 27 Sep 2015 11:41:31 +0200, Petter Adsen wrote:
>Mea culpa, I actually meant "permissions", not "attributes".

No problem. Btw. the tar manpage uses the term "attributes" too.

[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ man tar | grep attribute;man tar | grep attribute -A63 | grep \-
   Handling of file attributes
       --atime-preserve[=METHOD]
       --delay-directory-restore
       --group=NAME
       --mode=CHANGES
       --mtime=DATE-OR-FILE
              Set  mtime  for added files.  DATE-OR-FILE is either a date/time in almost arbitrary formate, or
       -m, --touch
       --no-delay-directory-restore
              Cancel the effect of the prior --delay-directory-restore option.
       --no-same-owner
       --no-same-permissions
       --numeric-owner
       --owner=NAME
       -p, --preserve-permissions, --same-permissions
       --preserve
              Same as both -p and -s.
       --same-owner
       -s, --preserve-order, --same-order
       --sort=ORDER
              The default is --sort=none, which stores archive members in the same order as  returned  by  the
              Using  --sort=name  ensures  the  member  ordering  in the created archive is uniform and repro‐
              Using --sort=inode reduces the number of disk seeks made when creating the archive and thus  can




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