Subject: Re: dump(8)ing multiple subdirs & files of a filesystem
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Warner Losh <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/10/1997 15:40:23
In message <> Luke Mewburn writes:
: PS: since it uses fts(3) to find subdirs/files in that case, you can't
: backup stuff you can't scan. However, if you have read access on the
: disk character device, a full backup will still work. Sorry, but I have
: no intention of writing a version of fts(3) that goes in via the character
: device just to work around this :)

This implies that you have to have the file system mounted, right?  At
least to use this feature.  Hopefully not for full backup, right?