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SubjectRe: 2.0.30+: "local" or why doesn't tar -l and cp -x work?
> I want to NOT include /proc when I am using tar to back things up, but
> specifying the -l switch still will backup every mounted filesystem.
> What is wrong with both tar and cp, or libc, or with the kernel such that
> this doesn't work?

It works fine for me:
tar -lvcf /dev/null /
won't touch /proc or any other mounted file system.
tar is 1.11.8
Linux is 2.1.36
libc is glibc 2.0.2

Regards,
Martin

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