Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Tue, 06 Sep 2011 19:41:48 -0400
From:      Fbsd8 <fbsd8@a1poweruser.com>
To:        h h <aakuusta@gmail.com>
Cc:        "Questions@Freebsd. Org" <questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: cpio command and schg flags
Message-ID:  <4E66AFBC.4040501@a1poweruser.com>
In-Reply-To: <NBECLJEKGLBKHHFFANMBCEFACPAA.joeb1@a1poweruser.com>
References:  <NBECLJEKGLBKHHFFANMBCEFACPAA.joeb1@a1poweruser.com>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help

> 
>> I am trying to use this code sequence to clone a directory tree.
>> mkdir /usr/test1
>> cd /var
>> find . | cpio -dmp  /usr/test1
>>
>> The result is  /usr/test1 gets populated with the directory tree but
>> all the schg flags get stripped off.
>>
>> How can I keep the schg flags in the cloned directory?
> 
> Did you copy under root? BSD cpio unlike GNU cpio does preserve file flags.
> 
>   $ cpio --version
>   bsdcpio 2.8.4 -- libarchive 2.8.4
> 
>   $ find /lib | sudo cpio -dmp test
>   56525 blocks
> 
>   $ ls -lo test/lib | awk '$5 != "-"'
>   total 15595
>   -r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  schg 4440677 Sep  5 22:24 libc.so.7
>   -r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  schg  131655 Sep  5 22:24 libcrypt.so.5
>   -r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  schg  592241 Sep  5 22:24 libthr.so.3
> 

I am running release 8.2 and
    $ cpio --version  returns
    bsdcpio 2.7.0 -- libarchive 2.7.0

This version seems not to copy the schg flag

maybe cpio got upgraded in release 9.0 which you must be running.




Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?4E66AFBC.4040501>