On Fri, Dec 29, 2000 at 05:37:41PM +0000, Wesley Darlington wrote:
> Why find|cpio? What's wrong with "cp -a"? (I'm just curious here, mind - I'm
> not being antagonistic! ;-)
Well, I used to be a tar man, as Liam suggested, but I switched to cpio when
the old tar 100 character pathname limit bit me a few times. I'm doing it
this way for years, so blame it on inertia - like why people still use vi
when there are real editors available (let's end the year with a bang :-) )
Anyway, will cp -a drill down into other devices, whether you want it to or
> I use 3.5.28 these days with 2.2.18. Seems to work fine.
Just downloaded 3.5.29 for 2.2.18 - must upgrade this box.
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