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Does tar skip any files that produce the error "file changed as we read it"? The version of tar I am using is 1.14.

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A version number alone is not sufficient to identify tar. There are many different implementations. But I am guessing you are using gnutar since that is becoming the most common. – Zoredache Jan 29 '13 at 23:33

Probably not....but its contents will be suspect.

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