[CentOS] Deleting files from dump?
shiva at sewingwitch.com
Thu Nov 29 16:16:06 UTC 2007
--On Thursday, November 29, 2007 8:50 AM -0500 Scott Ehrlich
<scott at MIT.EDU> wrote:
> Is it possible to delete a file from dump? I saved it in one dump
> archive, and want to save space by deleting it from the others.
You'd need to write a new dump file, as it models a physical tape, and
removing a file would be equivalent to either chopping out a piece of tape
(ie. not feasible) or leaving a gap.
You might want to ask this on the dump mailing list at http://dump.sf.net/.
Stelian Pop (maintainer of dump) should be able to help with a command to
pipe a restore into a dump that omits one file.
More information about the CentOS