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Old 07-07-2010
copying a list of files from one machine to another with the same path

Hello All,

I would like to download a list of files from a remote server to my local machine preserving the path i.e, create a similar directory tree.

files on the remote machine with path


after downloading the path on the local machine should look like this

On the remote server there are many other files in the directory that i do not want so could not use rsync or scp -r

Thanks in advance
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Old 07-07-2010
tar these files on remote server, and scp the tar file to local, then untar it.
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Old 07-07-2010
thank your for the quick reply rdcwayx

but how do i tar only the files from the list. There are many other files and subdirectories on the remote machine

---------- Post updated at 07:47 PM ---------- Previous update was at 07:33 PM ----------

This seems to work. Thanks again

cat list.txt|xargs tar cf archive.tar
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Old 07-07-2010
echo "/remoteserver/005_S_0221/mpr/m1/I72128/dat/06A515T.dat
/remoteserver/010_S_0786/mpr/m1/I65597/dat/15T.dat" |xargs tar cvf file.tar

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