Restricting tar or pax to a single file system

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sun Nov 22 07:17:24 UTC 2009

In the last episode (Nov 21), jaymax said:
> How does one restrict tar or fax to a single file system when tarring or
> paxing from root (/) ?

For tar:

     --one-file-system (-W one-file-system)
             (c, r, and u modes) Do not cross mount points.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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