[csw-users] Why this strange behavior coping /opt/csw

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Sun Sep 1 09:31:16 CEST 2013


Am 29.08.2013 um 22:17 schrieb Harry Putnam <reader at newsguy.com>:

> Running Openindiana (solaris branch) and using some csw tools too.
> csw stuff is installed at /opt/csw.  Since my root pool space is
> shrinking I thought I might move all of /opt off on a different zpool
> on a different disc.  Then just put a symlink in place at /opt.
> I decided to do it with rsync and after rsyncing everything to /t1/opt
> (rsync -avv /opt/ /t1/opt/ )
> But when I check the result with du I find a huge difference in size.
> the original /opt shows 355 MB but the copied opt shows only 173 MB
> I thing tried with copy  using gnu copy  and did 'cp -a' /opt/t1/
> Again it comes up with the big difference in size..

Compression? :-)

Best regards -- Dago

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