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is it possible to make a Tar of completely directory and placing the tar file in it (will this cause even the tar file to tarred ?)
/opt/freeware/bin/tar -cvf - /oracle | gzip > /oracle/backup.tgz
will the tar file backup.tgz also include backup.tgz ?
i tried... (5 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
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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
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Discussion started by: vivien_chu
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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 have a list of log files in a directory. Once i tar them I need to remove the original log files. How do i do it? (4 Replies)
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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)
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How do I make tar set the correct atime on the extracted version? The option --atime-preserve works just on the original, not on the extracted file.
The extracted files always have current time as atime, which is bad. (10 Replies)
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On my Unix Server in my directory, I have 70 files distributed in the following directories (which have several other files too). These files include C Source Files, Shell Script Source Files, Binary Files, Object Files.
b) /usr/users/oracle... (1 Reply)
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i face some problem which need URGENT assistance.
am performing a restoration for recovery in an AIX UNIX server.
when i use the tar -tvf command to view the tape contents,
it gives me /ata1/mydir/myfile.
i understand that how the file was backed up determine whether we could restore... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: newbie168
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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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