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authorSergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org.ua>2014-12-01 15:02:38 +0200
committerSergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org.ua>2014-12-01 15:02:38 +0200
commit3945f9db44c935608caa5f084fd7f67ae59ee9e1 (patch)
tree40dc48c8b3a8872bb8aaafdc9af1133a11d4e460 /doc/cpio.texi
parent4900a5e7be9ad90fda7c4743fd31613ceb0eda05 (diff)
New options to create device and inode-independent archives.
* src/util.c (inode_val): New member trans_inode (find_inode_val): New function. (find_inode_file): Rewrite using the above. (add_inode): Initialize the trans_inode member depending on the value of renumber_inodes_option. (get_inode_and_dev): New function. (stat_to_cpio): Use get_inode_and_dev. (arf_stores_inode_p): New function. * src/extern.h (renumber_inodes_option) (ignore_devno_option): New externs. * src/global.c (renumber_inodes_option) (ignore_devno_option): New variables. * src/main.c: Add new options. * NEWS: Document changes. * doc/cpio.1: Document new options. * doc/cpio.texi: Likewise.
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diff --git a/doc/cpio.texi b/doc/cpio.texi
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@@ -461,6 +461,10 @@ Set the I/O block size to the given @var{number} of bytes.
@item -d
@itemx --make-directories
Create leading directories where needed.
+@item --device-independent
+@itemx --reproducible
+Create reproducible archives. This is equivalent to
+@option{--ignore-devno --renumber-inodes}.
@item -D @var{dir}
@itemx --directory=@var{dir}
Change to directory @var{dir}
@@ -483,6 +487,9 @@ Treat the archive file as local, even if its name contains colons.
@itemx --format=@var{format}
Use given archive format. @xref{format}, for a list of available
+@item --ignore-devno
+Store 0 in the device number field of each archive member, instead of
+the actual device number.
@item -l
@itemx --link
Link files instead of copying them, when possible.
@@ -512,6 +519,8 @@ Use @var{command} instead of @command{rsh} to access remote archives.
@item -r
@itemx --rename
Interactively rename files
+@item --renumber-inodes
+Renumber inodes when storing them in the archive.
@item -R
@itemx --owner=[@var{user}][:.][@var{group}]
Set the ownership of all files created to the specified @var{user}

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