Restricting tar or pax to a single file system
jaymax36 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 22 16:01:08 UTC 2009
I think my reply went to the previous post, but here is
The syntax here is confusing, should it be >
[ignoring other options]
tar -c -W one-file-system -f tarfile2Becreated.tar /
>From the man pages
Long options (preceded by --) are only supported directly on systems that
have the getopt_long(3) function. The -W option can be used to access long
options on systems that do not support this function.
Or is there another synopsis?
Dan Nelson wrote:
> 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.
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