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Backup files in tar format


I need backup all the files(including sub directories files ) which we modified today and create the tar file with the filename_<current_date>.tar

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Old 07-25-2011
touch -t $(date +%Y%m%d)0000 dummy
tar cvfa filename_$(date +%Y-%m-%d)  $(find /path/to/production/files -type f -newer dummy )

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