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Coming from this thread, just wondering if there is an option to check if the Tar of the files/directory will be without any file-errors without actually making the tar.
Let's say you have a directory of 20GB, but you don't have the space to make Tar file at the moment, and you want... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: filosophizer
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Would you please help me with a UNIX command that would check if file is a tar file.
if we dont have that , can you help me with UNIX command that would check if file ends with .tar
Thanks in advance. (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: sanjaydubey2006
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to confirm my file.tar is been tar-ed correctly before I remove them. But I have very limited disc space to untar it.
Can I just do the listing instead of actual extract it? Can I say confirm folder integrity if the listing is sucessful without problem?
tar tvf file1.tar
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: vivien_chu
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I have the following folder structure
I would like to create a tar with a folder structure below and I can use the following tar command
tar -cvf code.tar -C code f1 lib... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: alpboys
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I have a tar file and inside that tar file is a folder with additional tar.gz files. What I want to do is look inside the first tar file and then find the second tar file I'm looking for, look inside that tar.gz file to find a certain directory. I'm encountering issues by trying to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bashnewbee
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I was asked by my boss to make a backup of one of our systems that is slated to be decommissioned. When I suggested if could tar the "/" directory he nodded and said that would do the trick,
When I try and execute the command I get EOF error. I think it is because there is not enough... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: mojoman
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if I have a tarfile called pmapdata.tar that contains
tar -tvf pmapdata.tar
-rw-r--r-- 0/0 21 Oct 15 11:00 2009 /var/tmp/pmapdata/pmap4628.txt
-rw-r--r-- 0/0 21 Oct 14 20:00 2009 /var/tmp/pmapdata/pmap23752.txt
-rw-r--r-- 0/0 1625 Oct 13 20:00 2009... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: borderblaster
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4 files are returned when i issue 'find . -mtime -1 -type f -ls'.
However, when I issued the below command:
tar -cvf test.tar `find . -mtime -1 -type f`, the tar file only contains the 1st file -... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ahSher
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Can someone pls guide me if there any utility to compress file on windows & uncompress on vxworks
I tried as -
- compressed some folders on windows ... i created .tar ( to maintain directory structure ) and compressed to .gz format.
- on VxWorks i have uncompressed it to .tar... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: uday_01
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Trying to answer a question about whether tar table-of-contents is a good tool for verifying tape data. (1 Reply)
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