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Re: Does --newer work for -x?

On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 12:19:09AM +0100, Scott Wheeler wrote:
> bela: /tmp/foo> sudo tarsnap -xvf test --newer "Jan 1, 2016"

--newer is only specified for working with -c:

$ man tarsnap
 --newer date
         (c mode only) Only include files and directories newer than the
         specified date.  This compares ctime entries.

> However, and this seems a weird quirk, if I pass a number, which
> tarsnap seems to parse as a time (I ascertain this as it rolls over at

Interesting!  I'll investigate a bit more.

- Graham