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Re: FC4 tar is out of control



On Fri, 2005-06-24 at 23:37 -0700, Charles A. Crayne wrote:
> I use tar with the --newer option to create incremental backups. However,
> with tar-1.15.1, which is part of the FC4 distribution, I get an error
> messages for each file which is not newer than the specified date -- which
> means that I am getting email messages from cron which are multiple
> megabytes in length. Does anyone know how to suppress these messages
> without sending the entire output to /dev/null?
I don't know a solution for tar, but maybe you should switch to star
(also part of FC4), which allows much more control.
-- 
Grard Milmeister
Langackerstrasse 49
CH-8057 Zrich


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