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Multi-DVD or (multi-CD) spanning backups with tar
Authored by: rflo on Jun 24, '05 11:41:03AM

Would it work on 10.4 to create a blank DVD-sized disk image, name it backup-050624 then run tar with /Volumes/backup-050624 as the -f option? When tar asks for a new tape, the disk image could be burned, you create a new blank disk image with the same size and name, and tar continues? Unfortunately, creating DVD-sized blank disk images is slow.

Ronald Florence

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