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Re: [FC5] Tar strangeness

On 5/13/06, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:
On Sat, 2006-05-13 at 01:07, M.Lewis wrote:
> In trying to backup my t'bird installation (which I have done without
> errors plenty of times with FC4) I'm getting the following error. Always
> on the same mbox file:
> ....
> ....
> /home/cajun/mail/Saved Mail
> /home/cajun/mail/ALL-Humor
> tar: /home/cajun/mail: file changed as we read it
> I have even went as far as to stop Dovecot when trying to backup my
> t'bird. Of course, t'bird is not running at the time. Anyone have any
> clues as to what might be happening?

Do an 'ls -l /home/cajun/mail' before and after the tar run to
see if tar is correct.  Does new mail deliver directly to this

  Les Mikesell
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Have you used LSOF  to verify if the directory is still opened after
closing thunderbird?

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