[Gllug] multi tape backups

Tethys sta296 at astradyne.co.uk
Mon Jun 26 20:07:28 UTC 2006

Bruce Richardson writes:

>> 	mkfifo /tmp/fifo
>I would not trust that for something as important as a backup, having
>seen occasional randomness from fifos.

Particularly when you could just pipe the output of find into tar.
The fifo is rather unnecessary in this case.

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