[olug] copying from UNIX or Linux to DOS and retaining original time stamp

Mike Hostetler thehaas at binary.net
Fri Nov 23 19:24:03 UTC 2001

On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 01:10:11PM -0800, Mike Peterson wrote:
> The only way I can think of is to cpio or maybe tar the files and directories.
> Then do a binary transfer and then uncpio or untar on the DOS drive.

I would use RAR . . . I think the support for that in Windows and Linux
are pretty similar (and good), and it auto-converts the text files.

www.winrar.com for both versions.

I haven't been impressed with WinZIP tar support, and have little
experience with cpio.

- mikeh


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