Re: Archiving content of a directory on a DVD-R.
- Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2018 11:24:29 +0000
- From: Jonathan Dowland <jmtd@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Archiving content of a directory on a DVD-R.
On Sun, Nov 04, 2018 at 06:48:45PM +0100, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
If you want to make use of xorriso's capability to create a mountable ISO
filesystem with a copy of your directory, then you do not need tar.
xorriso -for_backup -outdev /dev/sr0 -map . / \
-close on -commit \
-toc -check_md5 failure -- \
This is very, very good advice. The one question I had when reading it
was to what extent this faithfully recorded all the metadata for the
files that are selected. But I answered that via the xorriso(1) manpage,
and "-for_backup" selects all the necessary extensions etc. to do the
best job possible.
So, +1 for this approach - *especially* the -check_md5 step.
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