[lug] tar and future timestamps
hugh at vecna.com
Mon Apr 16 19:26:40 MDT 2001
Right you are. Found the culprit(s). Someone had a bad timestamp and then
checked the stuff into cvs. cvs is then all to happy to create a newly
checked out version with a bad timestamp.
> Hugh Brown wrote:
> > I am doing a tar over ssh to backup to a disk, when I do it, I am
> > getting tar complaining about future timestamp errors. I timesync the
> > machines with rdate right before the backup, but the tar output says
> > that the timestamp is in June. Help.
> I believe it is referring not to machine times, but to file times. If
> you use find and grep for the date, you should be able to locate the
> offending files.
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