tarring a dump. Problems with a pipe

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Thu Sep 8 08:21:44 PDT 2005

> I'm getting accostumed to dump my fbsd 5.4 filesystems with "dump" on  
> files in a samba share. Now, I'd like to compress the dumped files "in 
> the making" (for instance piping it via tar) but I don't know how to do 
> it.
> Could you please help me?

Use gzip(1) or compress(1) if it is already a dump file.
It is a simple as 'compress dumpfilename'  and it will make
a compressed file called 'dumpfilename.Z'


> Ciao
> Vittorio
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