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Re: [vox-tech] burn directories to CDs
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Re: [vox-tech] burn directories to CDs

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 08:49:27AM -0700, Tim Riley wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 18:56 -0700, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
> > harke wrote:
> <snip>
> > > 
> > > You could use cpio with the pass-through option. his does
> > > not use or create an archive. You'll probably need some other options
> > > like make-directories
> > 
> > I am mystified why (or how) one would use cpio to copy files to a cdrom.
> > Can you elaborate?
> $ find . -print | cpio -p /dev/cdrom ? ;-)

What happens when the CD fills up? 

I have four CDs worth of data. When one fills up, put the remaining
on the second CD, and then when that fills up the next, and  so on,
until base condition is reached and the all the data has been copied to
a series of CDs. 

Brian Lavender
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