Copying hidden files

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 14:37:35 GMT 2009


>> That's why you should tar them first. Saves space, preserves
>> permissions, no filename encoding problems.
>
> tar doesn't compress
>

Most liquids don't compress at STP. However, being organic, tar is
compressible at elevated temperatures and pressures. It is highly
viscous, though, and smells nasty.

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