Request for a K3B enhancement... multiple disk data splitting.

g geleem at
Sat Jun 26 15:42:54 UTC 2010

Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:

> You may have misunderstood what I meant. I didn't mean "people don't use 
> tar or cpio when backing up to tape".


> I meant "people mostly use tar and cpio for tasks other than backing up to
> tape". This is self-evident given the huge number of tarballs (and some
> cpio sets) available for download, which have nothing to do with tape
> backup.

i believe that this is because tar became a 'bad habit' and did not change
to rpm when it came out because of rpm being more difficult to master.

when i want to 'package' files, i use cpio. too many things can happen with
tar files.


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