Special files and Cygwin
lapo at lapo.it
Tue Nov 18 22:13:52 EST 2003
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Pier Paolo Glave wrote:
| The only problem I found is that windows is not able to backup
| linux special files (/dev/*).
I suggest to tar them up, in order to preserve full infos.
If you avoid compression of the tar file or use gzip with the option
that resets the dictionary more often, you can rsync them quite as
well, AFAIK (never tried it).
Lapo 'Raist' Luchini
lapo at lapo.it (PGP & X.509 keys available)
http://www.lapo.it (ICQ UIN: 529796)
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.2.2 (Cygwin)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the rsync