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How to access Time Machine files from Linux
Authored by: kd8cyb on Jan 15, '11 01:32:42PM

I also noticed your old version went into infinite loops when it encountered symbolic links and also that it didn't copy files with special characters (like /, {, and } ). Does your new script correct this? Thanks



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How to access Time Machine files from Linux
Authored by: jeromemac75 on Jan 18, '11 10:45:41AM

the new version addresses the link problem. The characters are not treated as /, { or } are not valid characters for file names within Linux. Thanks for your interest :)



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How to access Time Machine files from Linux
Authored by: kd8cyb on Jan 18, '11 03:38:04PM

Yes, but OS X supports characters like /, {, and } in filenames; it just converts them to something like "\/", "\{}," etc. Your script didn't copy a filename that had a "/" in OS X.



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