[rescue] Oracle making just a little harder to keep old machines in use

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Mon May 10 13:04:45 CDT 2010

On Monday 10 May 2010, der Mouse wrote:
> > It does have the merit of creating archives that are very portable.
> Significantly less so if you use GNU-tar-specific features such as
> incremental mode.  Possibly no worse than dump, though, and, if
>  you're using Linux, quite possibly not enough so to matter.

Are you saying that I can run the same version of dump or restore the 
same dump archive on...

... and every other platform that GNU tar can compile and run on?

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