Dale Dunlea wrote:
>>>I'm trying to backup a users files to DVD. Unfortunately,
>>>>>>>>they have a
>>>>>>>rather pathological file naming scheme going on which consistently
>>>causes mkisofs to give errors about having the same joliet name. I
>>>decided to get around this by just putting the whole thing in a
>>>tarball, but then mkisofs isn't too happy about dealing
>>>>>>>>with a 4.1 gig
>>>>>>>>Use 'split' to make a number of smaller files from the big file.
>>>>>>I went with the tarball because a windows user can just pop the thin in
>their drive, open it with winzip, and browse for files they want to
>restore. Unfortunately, that won't work so well with a split tarball. I
>suppose that's ultimately what I'm looking for - a browsable soltuion.
>>>>well you could use a rar instead of a tar, windows client winrar
supports the split version nicely.
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