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Date:   Fri, 2 Oct 2020 11:17:24 -0400
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>
To:     Lukas Czerner <lczerner@...hat.com>
Cc:     linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: State of dump utility

On Fri, Oct 02, 2020 at 02:01:58PM +0200, Lukas Czerner wrote:
> 
> Thanks Ted, you made some good points and while there are some good
> ideas for the future, there is no place for dump there. I think we're in
> agreement to pull the plug on dump.

I think the only strong argument for dump/restore is that there might
be some crazy^H^H^H^H^H^H dedicated hobbiests over at The Unix
Historical Society who might find a 9-track tape with some 2.10 BSD
backup on it, and dump/restore is format compatible with it.  So
_restore_ might be interesting for some of those folks.  Then again,
they'd probably prefer to actually restore it on their 2.10 BSD system
running on a PDP-11 emulator.... so we're probably good.  :-)

	     	    		    	  - Ted

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