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Offline jls

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sparse when creating backup
« on: August 25, 2009, 02:58:53 PM »
is it possible to create a backup (mydata.tar.gz) with the sparse option file.
For example mldonkey create a file when u start a download but the file created isn't in real big as when is finished.
Infact if I want to move the mldonkey temp dir I should use
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rsync -avS SOURCE DEST
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Offline curaga

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Re: sparse when creating backup
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2009, 04:28:47 PM »
Busybox tar doesn't support the -S option. Things should work with GNU tar, but might need a remaster.
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