On Oct 10, 2012, at 9:29 AM, Edward Ned Harvey
>> From: zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org [mailto:zfs-discuss-
>> boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of Richard Elling
>>>> If the recipient system doesn't support "zfs receive," [...]
>>> On that note, is there a minimal user-mode zfs thing that would allow
>>> receiving a stream into an image file? No need for file/directory access
>> cat :-)
> He was asking if it's possible to do "zfs receive" on a system that doesn't
> natively support zfs. The answer is no, unless you want to consider fuse or
Read it again he asked, "On that note, is there a minimal user-mode zfs thing
that would allow
receiving a stream into an image file?" Something like:
zfs send ... | ssh user@host "cat > file"
> I can't speak about zfs on fuse or anything - except that I personally
> wouldn't trust it. There are differences even between zfs on solaris versus
> freebsd, vs whatever, all of which are fully supported, much better than zfs
> on fuse. But different people use and swear by all of these things - so
> maybe it would actually be a good solution for you.
> The direction I would personally go would be an openindiana virtual machine
> to do the zfs receive.
>>> I was thinking maybe the zfs-fuse-on-linux project may have suitable bits?
>> I'm sure most Linux distros have cat
> hehe. Anyway. Answered above.
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