Encrypting directories

Marc Singer elf at buici.com
Wed Jul 2 00:11:02 CEST 2003

I'm certain that tar will write to stdout.  

  > tar cf - PATH | ...

And if you can use a fifo, it seems to me that you ought to be able to
use pipes.  On some UNICES, you ought to be able to use
/dev/std{in,out} where the '-' special name isn't recognized.


On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 09:48:30PM +0100, Noel D. Torres Ta?o wrote:
> > Any suggestions on better ways to do this would be appreciated.
> > 
> What about using a "named pipe"? (mknod). This allows you to work as
> with a file (incluiding mode 700), but it isn't a regular file so you
> don't need to rm -P it.
> Envite (a.k.a. Noel Torres)
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