[Mailman-Users] the best way to...

Paul Tomblin ptomblin at xcski.com
Thu Dec 13 18:06:06 CET 2001

Quoting Dave Sherohman (esper at sherohman.org):
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 09:33:01AM -0600, Alex Sammons wrote:
> >    I have a question(a Unix question), what´s the best
> > way to transport the files and directories of the
> > users located in a ufs  /export/home to another called
> > /export/home2, i mean considering home directories,
> > passwords, etc....???
> Assuming you have the typical set of GNU/Linux tools installed, go
> into the source directory (/export/home) and, as root:
> find . -xdev -print0 | cpio -pvdm0 /export/home2

Or my personal favourite

tar cvfB - . | (cd /export/home2; tar xvBPf -)

Paul Tomblin <ptomblin at xcski.com>, not speaking for anybody
"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World
War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."
		-- Albert Einstein

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