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Re: [Bug-tar] --one-file-system option's interaction with --listed-incre

From: Nathan Stratton Treadway
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] --one-file-system option's interaction with --listed-incremental
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:36:12 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

Just to have the final resolution of the issues originally reported in
this thread recorded in the list archives:

On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 17:24:17 -0400, Nathan Stratton Treadway wrote:
> Recently on the amanda-users mailing list there was a report from a
> system administrator who moved some files from one partition to another,
> then mounted the new one on top of the path where those files were
> previously located... and then found that on subsequent level-1 backups,
> tar crossed into the new filesystem even though the --one-file-system
> option was in effect.

Sergey pushed a fixed for this particular bug on Wed, 14 Nov 2012:


On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 10:04:20 -0400, Nathan Stratton Treadway wrote:
> I got to wondering if there were other situations were procdir() set
> directory->children to NO_CHILDREN... and sure enough a quick test with
> --exclude-tag= shows the same sort of behavior related to
> subdir/subdir-file if the exclude-tag file is created under subdir/
> between the level 0 and level 1 backups.  (The steps to reproduce are

On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 11:31:38 -0400, Nathan Stratton Treadway wrote:
> As I was looking over the tar output from my earlier testing, I notice a
> separate (but hopefully at least somewhat related) issue:  adding
> --listed_incremental appears to swap the meaning of --exclude-tag= and
> --exclude-tag-under= .  

Both of these categories of issues were fixed in a commit on 
Tue, 12 Mar 2013:



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