[Samba] backup script exit with error (probably because of tar warning)

Elyad Alaei elysamba4 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 03:53:36 MST 2014

Hi dear list members
It's some time that we have issue regarding backup script of samba 4.0.10.
It exits with error: "Error while archiving

After some troubleshooting, I noticed it is PROBABLY because of tar,
issuing this warning with the exit code of 1:
"tar: ./private: file changed as we read it"
It is related to this line in the backup script:

   tar cjf ${WHERE}/samba4_${n}.${WHEN}.tar.bz2 $relativedirname
--exclude=*.ldb >/      dev/null 2>&1
    if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
       echo "Error while archiving MYpri
       exit 1

I'm afraid, changing the exit condition, inorder to exclude exit code with
1, would result in unsafe backups?
Any ideas?

E. Alaei

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