unattended restore in script

Chris Whitehouse chris at childeric.freeserve.co.uk
Tue Oct 10 13:52:20 PDT 2006

Hi all

I've got commands like this in a script which is supposed to do an 
unattended clone of a hard disk

dump 0af - /usr |restore xf -

It does the dump and restore ok but then stops and prompts me with 
something like

set owner/mode for '.'? [y/n]

Can I modify the command so it doesn't prompt? I couldn't see anything 
in restore's man page except -x restores ownership and modes "where 
possible". Is it not possible on my system for some reason?

I've also tried to include an 'echo y' in the command but without success.

Thanks very much, sorry for such a trivial question.


FreeBSD 6.2-PRERELEASE #1: Sat Sep 16 12:05:57 BST 2006     i386

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