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Re: [SLUG] Travan tapes under GNU/Linux (Debian Woody)


Cc: <mlh@xxxxxxxxxx>; <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 1:17 PM
Subject: Re: [SLUG] Travan tapes under GNU/Linux (Debian Woody)


> I you wanted to avoid the delay and space requirements
> of creating /tmp/tmp.lst, then you could use a named
> pipe, aka fifo:
> 
> pipename=/var/run/tar-fifo-$RANDOM
> mknod $pipename p
> find /home -print > $pipename &
> tar zcvf /dev/tape -T $pipename | tee tape.log
> 

In this case we can do,

tar zcvf /dev/tape /home | tee tape.log

Can we ?