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Re: [Bacula-devel] Can bacula change the ctime on files during a backup?

John Drescher wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 2:04 PM, Hemant Shah <hjrrs@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I started the thread. No I am not using antivirus on these systems. These are AIX, Linux, HP-UX. It happened again couple of days ago.
>> I ran full backup on all the systems on 13th, and bacula did incremental backups for few days, and then on 19th and 20th it did full or almost full backup for some of the clients.
> The way I see the problem is something is changing the ctimes of your
> files. The result of the ctimes changing is that bacula is correctly
> adding all of the files with changed ctimes to the incremental backup.
> I am not sure what could be doing this that is why I wanted to ask the
> developers if there was a way for bacula to change the ctimes.

An idea: create a cronjob that checks the ctime of a given file.  Log 
the results.  Run it frequently.  See when the ctime changes.  Compare 
to known cronjobs.

Hope that helps.

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