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cpio(4)								       cpio(4)

       cpio - format of cpio archive

       The header structure, when the option of is not used (see cpio(1)), is:

       When the option is used, the header information is described by:

       Longtime and Longfile are equivalent to and respectively.  The contents
       of each file are recorded together  with	 other	items  describing  the
       file.   Every  instance	of  contains the constant 070707 (octal).  The
       items through have meanings explained in stat(2).  The  length  of  the
       null-terminated path name including the null byte, is given by

       The last record of the archive always contains the name Directories and
       the trailer are recorded with equal to zero.

       It will not always be the case that and correspond to  the  results  of
       but  the	 values are always sufficient to tell whether two files in the
       archive are linked to each other.

       When a device special file is archived by  HP-UX	 (using	 the  option),
       contains	 a  magic  constant which is dependent upon the implementation
       doing the writing.  flags the device file as  an	 HP-UX	32-bit	device
       specifier,  and contains the 32-bit device specifier (see stat(2)).  If
       the option is not present, special files are not archived or  restored.
       Non-HPUX device special files are never restored.

       cpio(1), find(1), stat(2).


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