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

Tim Waugh (
Tue, 16 Mar 1999 20:40:21 +0000 (GMT)

On Tue, 16 Mar 1999, Matthias Jim Knopf wrote:

> why don't you add a 'z' to the options? this pipes the tar-output
> throught gzip!!!

One reason could be that tar doesn't support both M (spanning) and z
(zipping) at the same time.

But this isn't really the forum for that kind of thing.


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