[Netkit.users] parse support in archive ?

Ashish Agarwal agarwal1975 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 01:48:18 CEST 2010

If I understand correctly, you already lost the sparsity of a filesystem and
want to recover it. Many versions of cp support a sparse option, which will
do this. Check the man page on your system. On my system the command is:

cp --sparse=always big_fs new_sparse_fs

On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 7:17 AM, Julien Iguchi-Cartigny <
julien.cartigny at unilim.fr> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've a small problem. i've modify the main fs and i want to use it on an
> other computer. But whatever i did (copy by ssh, archive ith with
> tar.bz2), the fs is fully create (without parse attribute, so it took
> 10Go). Does anyone know how to keep the parse attribute of a fs ?
> Cheers,
> julien.
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