Looking to read past EOT on DDS/DLT/LTO
cclist at sydex.com
Thu Jan 26 12:46:07 CST 2017
On 01/26/2017 10:23 AM, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> And this is exactly why I gave up on some proprietary (OSF/1 IIRC)
> `dump' utility as it recorded an archive directory at the beginning
> making the whole archive unusable if an error developed there. OTOH
> `tar' keeps file information along with actual data spreading it
> across the archive, so any medium error only causes the immediately
> affected file to be lost. Same with `cpio' (except for the arcane
I find that the tar CLI in its full glory is no less arcane than the
creaky old cpio one.
tar used to be simple with few options.
More information about the cctech