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phantom

phantom scans files for blocks containing all 0x00's (binary zeros) and replaces them by 'phantom blocks', freeing some diskspace.

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  •  08 Jul 2005 13:18

    Release Notes: The setuid-bit was not always copied correctly; this has been fixed.

    •  22 Dec 2000 00:16

      Release Notes: Initial announcement.

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      03 Jan 2001 04:13 fvh

      --sparse
      Oh dear :o) If only I had read the 'cp' man-page more thoroughly.
      But ok, I've added a new option to my program which replaces the input-file.
      So now you can do something like:
      find / -type f -print | xargs -n 1 phantom -r -i
      This is als probably possible with some scripting, I guess.

      22 Dec 2000 06:51 kenyap

      phantom
      Do you realise that GNU cp --sparse=always will do pretty
      much the same thing, on a copy albeit? Of course your utility might have the advantage of running where GNU utilities may not.

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