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I need to know what the following command does. I looked all over and nothing. I couldn't find what the switch find / - does

If some one can help, thanks in advanced.

find / -print | cpio -o > /dev/rmt/0m

What I know: if it has a .print means that archive all files starting from current dir to tape


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"find /" means to start from the top root directory.

"-print" means print the full file name on the standard output, followed by a newline.

"cpio -o" means to create the archive and send the output to standard out.

"> /dev/rmt/0m" means to send the final output to the device /dev/rmt/0m.

"/dev/rmt/0m" looks like a tape device to me.

[Edited by Neo on 11-19-2000 at 11:39 PM]
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