Subject: Re: gunzip|dd causes dd to fail w/ new gzip
To: Ben Collver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 07/09/2004 01:18:12
On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Ben Collver wrote:
> With the above command, the default is ibs=512. Do pipes guarantee that
> at least 512 bytes will be read?
I have no idea, but I don't understand why this is an issue for dd(1),
and esp. why it arises after gzip(1) implementation was changed.
I guess I can use obs=... as a workaround, but it scares me.
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