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Re: [ezjail] Ezjail is dead? (archiving problem)

Dirk Engling wrote:
The cpio format also supported by tar and pax can handle 1024
characters. Any one knows if that has been around in earlier versions of
FreeBSD, like 6.*? So I'd just use that, still giving the option to just
dearchive with tar.

If this helps (on a FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p11 box):

% pax -w -x cpio -f /tmp/etc.pax /etc
% file /tmp/etc.pax
/tmp/etc.pax: ASCII cpio archive (pre-SVR4 or odc)
% pax -v -f /tmp/etc.pax
drwxr-xr-x 18 root       wheel         0 Feb 11  2009 /etc
drwxr-xr-x  2 root       wheel         0 Apr 27  2007 /etc/defaults
-r--r--r--  1 root       wheel     32771 Jan 12  2007 /etc/defaults/rc.conf


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