Still Looking for a gnopix-style CD

Martin McCormick martin at
Thu Dec 1 17:45:06 UTC 2005

"John G. Heim" writes:
>You won't lose your long file names via tar. Linux/unix had long file names 
>long before Windows even existed.   I make backups of Windows files all the 
>time via tar on a shared network drive. I don't think you're going to have 
>any problem using the files you copied via tar.

	Yes.  As soon as I unpacked the tar ball on a Linux system,
the long names became visible for the first time to me.  Many thanks.

Martin McCormick WB5AGZ  Stillwater, OK 
OSU Information Technology Department Network Operations Group

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