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Re: Dump errors with selinux



James Wilkinson wrote:
It's worth noting that Linus Torvalds believes the program to be
terminally broken:
http://lwn.net/2001/0503/a/lt-dump.php3

He writes:
    So anybody who depends on "dump" getting backups right is already
    playing russian rulette with their backups.

Of course he wrote that. He probably felt some guilt for not providing both block and character devices for disks, as any other half-decent Unix/Unix-like OS has ;-)


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