Subject: Re: FYI: upgrading GNU tar
To: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rick Kelly <email@example.com>
Date: 10/12/2002 18:16:04
>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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.rmkhome.com