What is the purpose of the backup command?

It is an interface for cpio

What are the command line options for the backup command?

  1. -c: complete full backup
  2. -p: incremental backup
  3. -f fileList: backup of specific files
  4. -u user: back up all files under HOME
  5. -d specFile: backup target device
  6. -t: specify tape device (default is floppy)
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