Re: mkisofs aborts but exit value is 0
Volker Kuhlmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > If you like to do backups, use apropriate tools (e.g. star).
> > I will have to RTxy about star in order to find out
> > which of the challenges of backuping it promises to
> > handle.
> Not your ease of retrieval requirement. Nothing which packs up your
> files into any sort of container first will give you easy retrieval, or
> a lot of sleep when trying to recover the most from damaged backup
> media. This is where creating a random-access filesystem on the backup
> media really scores.
Something like a tar archive is easier to recover than a ISO-9660 filesystem
where a block from a top level directory has been damaged.
The advantage from star is that it is able to store _all_ meta data from
a file while ISO-9660 (even with RR) only stores a limited set.
No sparse files.
No other file attributes.
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