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SubjectRe: Moving ext3 journal file
Dixitur de H. Peter Anvin respondebo ad:
> Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > Because .journal is created as immutable, even if it was backed up and
> > tried to be restored, it would be impossible to write to. For the
> > "accursed" ext2 dump, it recognizes the "nodump" flag, but also knows
> > enough not to back up the journal file. Sadly, neither cpio or tar
> > know about ext2 attributes.
> Nor scp, nor rsync, nor find, nor...

Neither they do about UCB FFS attributes... they even have separate
user/system immutable flags :)

What about pax(1)? I guess it doesn't either, because cpio is just pax.

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