Rich Freeman on 28 Apr 2016 12:43:56 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] disk (filesystem) imaging one liner: corrections and a recent use case

On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 2:51 PM, JP Vossen <> wrote:
> Very cool!  I was going to ask why you used `lzop` instead of just `ssh -C`
> but you already answered that in-line in that a) "-C" only compresses
> on-the-wire, and it's nice to have the target file compressed and b) "space
> tech."  :-)

Why cpio and not just tar?  I don't think cpio really has any
advantages these days unless you're making an initramfs.

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