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Terminal - Commands using cpio - 14 results
cd tmp ; find . |cpio -o -H newc| gzip > ../initrd.gz
2014-09-24 14:07:54
User: akiuni
Functions: cd cpio find gzip

This commands compresses the "tmp" directory into an initrd file.

mkdir tmp ; cd tmp ; zcat ../initrd.gz | cpio -i
2014-09-24 14:06:38
User: akiuni
Functions: cd cpio mkdir zcat

this command extracts an initrd files into the "tmp" directory

ssh HOST '(cd REPO_DIR && git diff --name-only HEAD | cpio -o -Hnewc --quiet)' | cpio -iduv --quiet -Hnewc
2014-02-01 18:40:31
User: ivan4th
Functions: cd cpio diff ssh
Tags: ssh git cpio

Copy changed files from remote git repository, _including binary ones_, staged and unstaged alike. Note that this command doesn't handle deleted files properly.

svn diff . -r43:HEAD --summarize | cut -c9-99999 | cpio -pvdmu ~/destination
2012-12-26 05:02:59
User: Sebasg
Functions: cpio cut diff
Tags: svn

Get the list of changed files between revision 43 and HEAD revision: svn diff . -r43:HEAD --summarize

Strip extra 8 characters from every line: cut -c9-99999

Copy the listed files to home/me/destination: cpio -pvdmu ~/destination

Make a plain copy (-p), list files being copied (-v), create needed directories (-d), preserve modification time (-m), overwrite unconditionally (-u)

find path -name '*' -type f | cpio -ov -H ustar -F txtarchive.tar
find . -type f -name '*.sh' -print | cpio -o | gzip >sh.cpio.gz
2011-12-21 21:13:29
User: djangofan
Functions: cpio find gzip

Archive all .sh files in a directory into a gzip archive.

find . -iname "*.flac" | cpio -pdm /Volumes/Music/FLAC
ram() { for i in /tmp /altroot;do mount -t tmpfs tmpfs $i;done&& for i in /var /root /etc $HOME; do find -d $i |cpio -pdmv /tmp&& mount -t tmpfs tmpfs $i&& mv -v /tmp$i/* $i&& rm -vrf /tmp$i ; done ;} usage: (in rc sequence) ram
2010-08-31 08:25:55
User: argv
Functions: cpio find mount mv rm

if you use disk-based swap then it can defeat the purpose of this function.

rpm2cpio package.rpm |cpio -dimv
find . -path ./mnt -prune -o -path ./lost+found -prune -o -path ./sys -prune -o -path ./proc -prune -o -print | cpio -pumd /destination && mkdir /destination/mnt/ && mkdir /destination/proc && mkdir /destination/sys
2009-04-28 22:14:45
User: nutria
Functions: cpio find mkdir
Tags: find cpio

Clone linux installation.

find . | cpio -pumdv /destination
2009-04-28 22:08:30
User: nutria
Functions: cpio find
Tags: find cpio

Copy every file from current directory to destination preserving modification time.

rpm2cpio /path/to/file.rpm | cpio -i -d
2009-03-10 21:02:14
User: atoponce
Functions: cpio

This assumes you have the 'rpm', 'rpm2cpio' and 'cpio' packages installed. This will extract the contents of the RPM package to your current directory. This is useful for working with the files that the package provides without installing the package on your system. Might be useful to create a temporary directory to hold the packages before running the extraction:

mkdir /tmp/new-package/; cd /tmp/new-package
find / -xdev -print | cpio -pdmuv /mnt/mydisk
2009-02-24 02:03:43
User: afink
Functions: cpio find

copies all files from the source disk / (skipping boundaries of mouted -in volumes) to /mnt/mydisk. Logical links are being preserved as well as devices, pipes etc. This can copy a MacOS X or Linux volume and keep it bootable. Note: its not suited to copy files with MacOS 9 style resources.

find ./source -depth -print | cpio -cvo> /destination/source_data.cpio; cd /destination; cpio -icvmdI ./source_data.cpio; rm -rf ./source_data.cpio
2009-02-07 18:51:49
User: mnikhil
Functions: cd cpio find rm

Copy data to the destination using commands such as cpio (recommended), tar, rsync, ufsdump, or ufsrestore.


Let the source directory be /source, and let the destination directory be /destination.

# cd /source

# cd ..

# find ./source -depth -print | cpio -cvo> /destination/source_data.cpio

# cd /destination

# cpio -icvmdI ./source_data.cpio

# rm -rf ./source_data.cpio