cpio and tar are loosing flags (and a panic message without trace)

Emanuel Strobl Emanuel.strobl at gmx.net
Sat Aug 27 03:23:57 GMT 2005

Am Samstag, 27. August 2005 05:16 CEST schrieb Matthew Dillon:
> :Hello,
> :
> :hmm, once again me. And again with a probably not so common problem.
> :I need to replicate files, exactly like they are!
> :I thought cpio was the deal, but no way, I tried several -H formats
> : but=20 that hasn't changed anything. As soon as a file gets restored
> : the flag=20 ...
>     Try cpdup (from ports).  It should replicate everything except
>     extattr's (only because I don't think anyone's added that feature to
>     cpdup since it was put into FreeBSD).  It will replicate the
> chflags.

Thank you, I know cpdup but I haven't known that it's flags aware!
Unfortunately I need to write to a raw device, I guess there's no way for 
cpdup without a filesystem...

I guess cpio and tar really should take care about flags. Am I wrong?



> 						-Matt
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