SUMMARY: dump does not recognize /etc/dumpdates?

Date: Wed Mar 27 1996 - 14:02:57 CST

My original question was why a level 5 dump would go back past
a level 0 dump and back up old files. The timestamp on the
files show that they are older than the level 0 dump timestamp
in the /etc/dumpdates.

The answer from Daniel E. Singer ( is that
although the file may not have been changed, if its inode
got changed (permissions, ownership...) it's included in the


Viet Hoang Lucent Technologies (formerly AT&T Systems & Technologies business)

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