multi-volume archives

Victor Sudakov vas at
Sun Sep 22 04:26:55 UTC 2019

Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:


> > However, this understanding of multiple volumes is not convenient for
> > writing to a formatted flash drive.
> 	You can use -L <size> and perhaps the --new-volume-script option 

Only if the --new-volume-script can change the archive name.

> and a script to make it convenient for most purposes, but the default
> prompt for a new volume approach should work fine - when you get the
> prompt unmount the drive and mount another one in the same place hit
> return and away you go.

No, the drive should remain the same, no need for another :-) It just
does not handle files over 4G, but it can accommodate lots of such

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49 at fidonet
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