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tar and recovered file attributes
- From: Jon LaBadie <jcyg at jgcomp dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 12:47:02 -0400
- Subject: tar and recovered file attributes
If tar were used for backup of not just cygwin files, but the
windows partitions as well, would all file attributes be preserved
and restored on extraction?
I'm guessing not, thinking the tarball might then be incompatible
with non-cygwin gnutar. But I've been wrong before.
Being a windows weanie, and hoping to stay that way, I'm not even
certain what extended attributes are and how to check empirically
for an answer. I did not see any thing in the tar info or the
nt security docs to guide me.
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