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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Problems dumping database (Mac limitation on su -c)

From: Busser, Jim
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Problems dumping database (Mac limitation on su -c)
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 18:50:50 +0000

On 2011-11-07, at 10:10 AM, Karsten Hilbert wrote:

>> Since AFAIK tar is lossless, do 'we want' uncompressed to
>> avoid slowing the generation of the backup (i.e. no
>> objection to lossless compression,
> Anything else would be absurd.

Just confirming that the choice of uncompressed (instead of compressed) 
archives was deliberate.

Is the reason because if one would employ gnotary to obtain a signed hash, one 
wants the hash to reflect the uncompressed archive instead of a further-altered 
(compressed) version?

-- Jim

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