Subject: Re: gunzip|dd causes dd to fail w/ new gzip
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 07/09/2004 11:04:58
On Fri, 9 Jul 2004, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > Yes, this is necessary to copy tapes with variable length record size.
> > If dd doesn't have this feature, the length of each record may not be
> > preserved.
> I see - but shouldn't there be a conversion "stream" for the case at hand?
As far as I understand, not specifying any blocksize would do that.
(I.e. I only set obs= and leave ibs alone -> works).
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