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Old 11-24-2007
Yes. I am running this copy script as root. Code copies and compresses almost all files except for the ones which has space in directory name.
# 9  
Old 11-26-2007
mkdir -p "${BACKUP_DIR}/`dirname "$N"`"

# 10  
Old 11-28-2007
Thnx Kahuna. Its works.
# 11  
Old 03-08-2009
Copy and compress with no intermediate files

You can use the tar command to capture all of the directories so you won't need to recreate them. See my post in a similar thread:
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