'od' cant dump directory contants
freefall1986 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 23:48:07 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-07-21 at 05:39 -0700, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Ariful Hossain
> <freefall1986 at gmail.com> wrote:
> od -cb .
> it should dump the directory....after searching the net i
> found out that
> the gnu od is implemented differently for POSIX compability.
> so its not
> the same as original unix od.
> On Sun, 2010-07-18 at 13:45 +0200, Amedee Van Gasse wrote:
> > Op 18-07-10 11:35, Ariful Hossain schreef:
> > > od supposed to dump directory contents as well as files.
> but in my
> > > ubuntu box it cant do that. It gives only a read error
> msg. Is it a
> > > problem with gnu od or od is implemented differently from
> original unix
> > > od?
> > What is the exact command that you used? Including all
> Besides all that, some filesystems don't lend themselves to od-style
> in particular, those with B-tree implementations (reiser?, ext4?).
> What is the filesystem whose directory you wish to dump?
> Kevin O'Gorman, PhD
ext4 and i think thats the end of it. Its sad ......:(
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