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Backup of live database

From: "Brian Modra" <epailty(at)googlemail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Backup of live database
Date: 2008-01-16 06:57:23
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If tar reports that a file was modified while it was being archived, does
that mean that the file was archived correctly, or is it corrupted in the
Does tar take a snapshot of the file so that even if it is modified, at
least the archive is safe?

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