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Re: mkisofs BUG/Feature?

On Tue 26 May 1998, Brederlow wrote:

> I created an isoimage of some directories on my harddrive and it seems
> that files and dirs written in M$Dos 8+3 shortcut syntax
> (foobar~1.txt) where left out. Is this a bug a feature or just a
> miracle?

Both, actually :-)  From the manpage:

       -a     Include all files on the iso9660 filesystem.   Nor­
              mally  files that contain the characters '~' or '#'
              will not be included (these  are  typically  backup
              files for editors under unix).

> May the Source be with you.

... and the manpages when the Source doesn't help.

Paul Slootman
home: paul@wurtel.demon.nl | work: paul@murphy.nl
http://www.wurtel.demon.nl | Murphy Software, Enschede, the Netherlands

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