cpio and tar are loosing flags (and a panic message without
Emanuel.strobl at gmx.net
Sat Aug 27 03:23:57 GMT 2005
Am Samstag, 27. August 2005 05:16 CEST schrieb Matthew Dillon:
> :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
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?
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