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CDAPPEND(1)		    General Commands Manual		   CDAPPEND(1)

NAME
       cdappend	- Copy STDIN onto a CD-R(W).

SYNOPSIS
       cdappend	 [  -1,	 --single  ]  [	 -b,  --blank  ]  [ -h,	--help ] [ -n,
       --name=NAME ] [ -r, --recycle ] [  -s,  --speed=SPEED  ]	 [  -S,	 --cd-
       size=SIZE ] [ -t, --test	] [ -V,	--version ] [ -w, --workdir=PATH ] DE-
       VICE

OPTIONS
       -1, --single
	      Burn the image in	single session mode.  This means that you will
	      not  be able to append any more images to	this disk until	the CD
	      is blanked (if it's a CD-RW).

       -b, --blank
	      Blank disk before	writing.  This option may not be used in  con-
	      junction with --recycle (-r).

       -h, --help
	      Show usage message and quit.

       -n, --name=NAME
	      Set  the filename	to be used on the CD.  The default filename is
	      'cdbkup'.

       -r, --recycle
	      If the image is too large	to fit in the available	space  on  the
	      disk,  but it will still fit on a	blank disk, the	CD is blanked.
	      This option conflicts with --blank.

       -s, --speed=SPEED
	      Set the burn speed.  The default is 2.

       -S, --cdsize=SIZE
	      Specify the size of the output medium in bytes.  Normally, cdap-
	      pend  attempts to	autodetect the size of the disk	and uses a de-
	      fault of 650,000,000 bytes if autodetection fails.  This	option
	      disables autodetection.

       -t, --test
	      Do not use the CD-ROM burner.  In	this mode, the backup proceeds
	      normally,	except that the	backup file is saved as	an  ISO	 image
	      in the current directory instead of being	burned onto a CD-R(W).
	      If -t is used, the following options are ignored:	 -1,  -b,  -r,
	      -s.

	      The  --cdsize  option  can be used in conjunction	with --test to
	      specify the maximum size of the ISO image.

       -V, --version
	      Print the	version	number and exit.

       -w, --workdir=PATH
	      Set the  working	directory  as  specified.   If	the  directory
	      doesn't exist, it	will be	created.

DESCRIPTION
       This manual page	documents briefly the cdappend backup utility.

       CDAppend	copies its standard input into a file on the CD-R(W) currently
       in the drive.  It is non-interactive.  If the image will	not fit	on the
       disk, it	prints an error	and returns a non-zero status code.

DEVICES
       The device specified on the command line	is the SCSI device for the CD-
       ROM burner.  For	more information, see cdrecord (1).

SEE ALSO
       cdbkup(1), cdcat(1), cdrecord(1), cdrstr(1), cdsplit(1).

AUTHOR
       John-Paul Gignac	<jp@gignac.org>

				  Dec 6, 2001			   CDAPPEND(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | OPTIONS | DESCRIPTION | DEVICES | SEE ALSO | AUTHOR

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