110684     BRUCE: A Backup and Restore Utility with Consolidation and
Enhancement  Version: V01.1, October 1983
Submitted by: Bruce D. Sidlinger, Alcor Inc., San Antonio, TX
Operating System: RT-11 V5.0 or later  Source Language: RT-11 IND
Software Required: IND.SAV (included with RT-11 V5.0)  Keywords:
System Management - RT-11, Utilities - RT-11
Abstract: BRUCE, a "Backup and Restore Utility with
Consolidation and Enhancement", is submitted as both a
useful utility program and as a demonstration of what
can be done with the INDirect command file processor
included with RT-11 Version 5.
BRUCE copies all of the files from a disk onto another
(scratch) disk or tape of equal or larger capacity. The
files appear on the output device in EXT, FILNAM sorted
order. If there were no errors, BRUCE then initializes
the input disk and copies the files back. The result is
a "squeezed" (Consolidated) disk with all of the
.SYS files adjacent (hence the performance Enhancement),
and with a "neat-looking" (unsorted) directory.
Restrictions: BRUCE cannot restructure the current system disk (SY:),
but the Backup phase is still applicable. BRUCE also
requires some space on SY: for its work files and the
output volume must already be initialized.
Media (Service Charge Code): Source Listing (BA), One RX01 Diskette
(KA)  Format: RT-11, 600' Magnetic Tape (MA)  Format: RT-11

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