saving "zfs send" to a Windows host

Carmel NY carmel_ny at
Fri Apr 26 10:50:01 UTC 2019

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:30:14 +0000, Norman Gray stated:

>On 26 Apr 2019, at 6:06, @lbutlr wrote:
>> However, I believe you can install bash in Windows 10. In fact, you 
>> can install an entire linux bistro right into Windows 10.
>> Not sure if that will help you or not, but it might be worth losing 
>> into (I'm not a Windows person, Windows is the thing I avoid when 
>> possible).
>> <>  
>As a parenthesis…
>This is ‘Windows Subsystem for Linux’ (I don’t use it, but I work 
>with some techie Windows folk who have used it and approve, and I’ve 
>used it to teach ‘how to get by on Unix’ classes to folk including 
>Windows laptop users).
>It’s a bit of a misnomer, in that (as far as I understand things) 
>it’s really GNU/Windows, in the sense that ‘GNU/Linux’ is the GNU 
>userland on the Linux kernel.  It’s the majority of an Ubuntu (or 
>similar) distro built for the Windows kernel.
>I understand that intimate interaction with device drivers presents 
>occasional problems, and the fact you’re on the only-just-POSIX 
>Windows filesystem will occasionally bite you, but apart from that it 
>works better than one might anticipate.  If you’re obliged to use a 
>Windows 10 machine for some reason, this might be how to do it.
>…close parenthesis.

I believe if you want to know something, it is best to go straight to
the source. I have used Microsoft forums in the past when I need
accurate information and not just guesses. I would suggest that the OP
start here
, find an appropriate forum and post his question. At the very least,
someone will direct him to the best place to ask his question.


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