Subject: Re: missing dump switch
To: Michael Roark <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/02/2000 20:40:28
On Wed, Aug 02, 2000 at 11:01:23AM -0400, Michael Roark wrote:
> I recently installed 1.4.2 in a Alphaserver 400. I had been running a
> different *BSD, but decided to switch. I sat down to put my nightly back up
> script into cron and discovered that the version of dump installed does not
> support the -a (auto-size) switch that enforce writing until an
> end-of-media indication is returned. It has been so long since I have had
> to put specifics into the dump script that I have forgotten how to arrive
> at the capacity.
> Is there a reason that dump in 1.4.2 doesn't support -a?
Just because noone has bothered to implement this yet for NetBSD.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>