making backups of $LFS

didbaba didbaba at
Sun Jul 22 13:12:45 PDT 2001

* le dim 22 jui, 2001 à 03:27:48 -0400, Gerard Beekmans (gerard at écrivait:
> On Sun, Jul 22, 2001 at 06:47:36PM +0100, joint at wrote:
> > How do I make a backup of the LFS partition after the static compilation of the packages (before chrooting)?
> > 
> > And how do I restore it afterwards?
> > 
> > This way I don't have to recompile everything in case something goes wrong.
> outside chroot run this:
> tar cvfy /some/place/lfs-system.tar.bz2 $LFS

Don't we need tar cvpfy to preserve the permissions, ownership...
Or is it only when we extract the archive

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