Re: [PARPORT] cpio vs tar on linux backup/restore?

Matthias Jim Knopf (
Tue, 16 Mar 1999 09:06:46 +0100 (MET)

> My backup and restore scripts, as well as directory and compare are:
> tar cvf /dev/qft (backup)
> tar xvf /dev/qft0 (restore)
> tar tf /dev/qft0 (shows what's on tape)
> tar df /dev/qft0 (compares tape to directory)
why don't you add a 'z' to the options? this pipes the tar-output
throught gzip!!!

So far, Jim (Matthias Knopf)

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