Subject: Re: FYI: upgrading GNU tar
To: Greywolf <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/12/2002 18:16:04
Greywolf said:

>rmt?  I'd say it'd be a shame to get rid of it.  I happen to use rdump
>quite a bit (or at least I will be as soon as I can get some media
>for my tape drive(s)).  There needs to be SOME way to allow dumping
>across a network.  rmt just happens, conveniently, to handle record-
>blocking.  (Actually, I believe it was designed that way).

Indeed, rmt is very important. I do remote dumps with both tar and
dump. I have 15 systems and 2 tape drives.

Rick Kelly