[ILUG] Joliet filename/tar
daledunlea at commergy.com
Fri Oct 8 15:27:42 IST 2004
> > I'm trying to backup a users files to DVD. Unfortunately,
> they have a
> > rather pathological file naming scheme going on which consistently
> > causes mkisofs to give errors about having the same joliet name. I
> > decided to get around this by just putting the whole thing in a
> > tarball, but then mkisofs isn't too happy about dealing
> with a 4.1 gig
> > file.
> > Any suggestions?
> Use 'split' to make a number of smaller files from the big file.
I went with the tarball because a windows user can just pop the thin in
their drive, open it with winzip, and browse for files they want to
restore. Unfortunately, that won't work so well with a split tarball. I
suppose that's ultimately what I'm looking for - a browsable soltuion.
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