backup apparently not working
kerry at gotss.net
Fri Nov 7 18:32:02 EST 2008
Is HOME set correctly in the crontab?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tyler Littlefield" <tyler at tysdomain.com>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Saturday, November 08, 2008 7:52 AM
Subject: backup apparently not working
> First. I've partially figured out the problem.
> It's throwing a fit about removing leading slash.
> second, I've got the following line in a script:
> tar -czvf ~/backups/valiant/`date '+%m-%d-%Y_%H'`.tar.gz
> when I ran that from the command line, it worked. when I tried to run it
> from a script, it "cowardly refused to create an empty archive," and then
> decided to try to run every file in my directory, it looks like.
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