[PARPORT] /dev/npt0 vs /dev/pt0 ?

Barnet Wagman (wagman@enteract.com)
Wed, 16 Feb 2000 09:36:55 -0600

Thanks, this helps a lot.

> currently you won't be able to append to an archive. to skip over an
> archive and write another one, use 'tar tf /dev/npt0 >/dev/null' and
> then 'tar cf /dev/npt0 ...'

But what is the difference between /dev/pt0 and /dev/npt0 ?
Is npt0 the no-rewind version?

Barnet Wagman

email: wagman@enteract.com

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