Error compressing tar file

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 01:41:45 CET 2014


On Mar 2, 2014 7:40 PM, "Mike" <miguelcoam at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello,
> I have the script that make a backup file (this process is ok), but now i
wish compress the file on tar file format. But i have problem syntax in the
line of the tar function.
>
> The error is
>
> [root at master ~]# python bkp_db.py
>   File "bkp_db.py", line 19
>     tar = tarfile.open(dumpfile)+'.tar.gz','w:gz'))
>                                                  ^
>
> Note: The 'dumpfile' is the variable for my dump generate with format
db_02-27-14
>
> ......
> tar = tarfile.open(dumpfile)+'.tar.gz','w:gz')
> tar.add(os.path.join(dumpfile), arcname=dumpfile)
> tar.close()
> ........
>
> Wath is the correct sintax?
>
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
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