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Re: Using dd to clone smaller drive to larger drive

On Wed, 7 Dec 2005, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
cd /old-partition-mount ; tar cf - . | (cd /mnt/tmp ; tar xf -)

What does the dot do?

current directory

Andrew J Perrin - andrew_perrin (at) unc.edu - http://www.unc.edu/~aperrin
Assistant Professor of Sociology; Book Review Editor, _Social Forces_
University of North Carolina - CB#3210, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3210 USA

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