Re: mkisofs "-graft-points" not working?
Bill Davidsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> After installing the recent cdrtools (a35), I started a backup script
> which writes all the backup information in a file and then creates an
> ISO image thus:
> mkisofs -o $DATE.iso -RU -graft-points -path-list $DATE.filelist
> The run aborted saying that files had the same Rockridge name. After
> some investigation, it appears that the conflict was caused by ignoring
> the graft points and putting every file in the root of the image instead
> of using the subdirectory information. The man page for mkisofs
> indicates that graft-points still is intended to function as I have been
> using it for years.
> The symptom is that a graft point like "USRLCL=/usr/local" no longer
> creates a subdirectory called USRLCL, but rather puts the tree starting
> with /usr/local directly in the root of the ISO image. Needless to say,
> this change doesn't qualify as an enhancement with me.
What you do here did never work as you believe...... You are using incorrect
If you like to create a grafted _directory_ in the ISO image, you need to
add a slash to the path name to the left of the equal sign.....
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