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Re: ITP: Partition Image

On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 03:06:43PM -0400, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 08:55:52PM +0200, Sergio Rua <srua@iname.com> was heard to say:
> > "Description: Partition Image is a Linux/UNIX uility which saves partitions
> > in the ext2fs (the linux standard), ReiserFS (a new journalized and powerful
> > file system) or FAT16/32 (DOS & Windows file systems) file system format to
> > an image file. The image file can be compressed in the GZIP/BZIP2 formats to
> > save disk space, and splitted into multiple files to be copied on amovibles
> > floppies (ZIP for example), ..."
> > 
> > License: GPL 2
> > URL: partimage.sourceforge.net
>   Dumb question: what's the distinction between this program and dd?  I
> assume there is one, or it wouldn't mention specific partition formats..

Well, that's probably why he gave the URL, so that people with questions like
this could go the web site and find out answers to questions like this.

--Adam, who doesn't know why everyone ITP'ing a package lately gets the third

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