The 16 MB catalog limit only applies to file backup sets. The catalog
portion of a file backup set is stored in the file's resource fork. Catalog
data for other backup sets (removable cartridge, CD-R/RW, tape) is written
to the data fork of the catalog file.

Eric Ullman
Dantz Development


Jim Coefield <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> If this info about a 16MB catalog is true, then why are my catalogs
> 34MB for a 2 tape VXA set archive (that I will be letting grow
> indefinitely), and 25MB for a new single tape VXA set (using
> compression) on a hfs+ formatted drive? Or is this specific to a
> backup to a single file, and not to a tape? Are catalogs for tape
> backups handled differently, or is there some built in limit on them
> also?



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