Gabriel M. Beddingfield
gabriel at teuton.org
Sat Jul 10 12:54:07 UTC 2004
The -L option in the man page says, "change tapes after writing N*1024
bytes." (Ah, the old days.) So, perhaps you should find a way to change
tapes. Maybe play around with the -F <script> option. This lets you run a
script after each volume. With that script you can rename "backup.tar" to
"backup00.tar", "backup01.tar", etc.
Since the -z option doesn't work with multi-volume tars (taking your word
for it -- but it makes sense), perhaps the script would also run gzip on
J.L. Coenders wrote:
> That doesn't work for multi-volumes.
> - Jeroen
> On Saturday 10 July 2004 14:51, Kenneth Porter wrote:
>> --On Saturday, July 10, 2004 2:31 PM +0200 "J.L. Coenders"
>> <fedora at universalgrid.nl> wrote:
>> > and it isn't gzipped
>> Add -z for gzip, -j for bzip2.
>> (I haven't used multi-volume, so can't help you with that part.)
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