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Non-blocking operation to back up MyISAM tables using Percona XtraBackup?

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On the page it mentions the following:
Percona XtraBackup can back up the following storage engines by briefly pausing writes at the end of the backup: MyISAM, Merge, Archive ...

I am using MySQL 5.6.30 and Percona XtraBackup 2.3.4 to backup a MyISAM table of approximately 32 million records but I am only experiencing a full table lock while the backup operation is happening. So it's less of a brief pause at the end of the backup and more of a long pause throughout the entire process.

Is there a flag I need to pass into XtraBackup to achieve this functionality? The command I've been using so far is as follows:

Thank you in advance for your help!

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