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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How can I ensure the folder that I tar and compress is good to be archive in DVD or tape? Must I uncompress and untar the file, or there is any way to tell the integerity of the compressed file before send to archive? I have bad experience on this, which the archive compressed file cold not be... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: vivien_chu
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
i need to backup a directory from one partition to another and and compress that directory after backing up, so i need to predict the compressed size of the directory with out actually compressing it, to check whether the space is available in the destination partition to accommodate the zipped... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Kesavan
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a tar.gz compressed file with me, and I want to know the number of files in the archive without uncompressing it.
Please let me know how I can achieve it.
RK Veluvali (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: vrk1219
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey there I am just looking for a way to find a corrupt tar file. I want to write a script to help sift through the 1000's of tar files we go through daily and move any corrupt ones to a different directory structure. Is there an easy way to do this. (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: car2nst2006
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
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
I need help in finding files older than x days and creating a single consolidated tar file combining them. Can anyone please provide me a script?
Dawn (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Dawn Bosch
7. UNIX and Linux Applications
Is it possible to update a file in a compressed archive.tgz using the tar app without uncompressing/extracting, update and compressing/creating ?
tar -uvzf archive.tgz ./file.txt
tar: Cannot update compressed archives
Try `tar --help' for more information. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: brendan76
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
how can I find out what is the difference between two tar.gz files without uncompressing them.
thank you. (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: rakeshou
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
There are these ksh files and config files that are written and updated on a daily basis.
All I want to do is write a script that finds both these types of files and archive them on a daily basis, to help in restoring in times of system outages and so on. Particulary I'm interested in .ksh ,... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: manthasirisha
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am just using the command Tar to find if a file was backuped on my tape.
Can you help me with that command. I am using the command :
tar -tvf /dev/rmt/4m /kcc_dms/AC7/c15a* > toto.txt to find all files c15a* in these subdirectories on my tape. But it doesn't work correctly.
Can... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: steiner