[clug] Bizarre File Copying Problem.

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Thu Jul 21 13:11:57 GMT 2005

On 21 Jul 2005, Joel Plane <joel.plane at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am copying a 56GB directory of junk from one computer to another by 
> means of an NFS mount point. When it all gets there, it magically 16GB 
> bigger than the original directory - it may have turned out bigger had I 
> not run out of disk space.
> Any ideas?

- sparse files?

- different filesystem types? - when i copied some files from resierfs
  to ext3 they were 15% bigger


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