Using NFS for Networked Backups
Subject:   tar size limits?
Date:   2003-03-28 08:01:17
From:   anonymous2
Response to: tar size limits?

Instead of tar'ing into a tarball, you could:

tar -cf - $PATH1 | tar -xvpf - -C $PATH2

where $PATH1 is path to files you want to backup and $PATH2 is path to save files to.

But i haven't had any size problems with the bsd's - i have some 14gb tarfiles lying around. I thought recent RH had no problems too?