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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Following unix command is throwing error. Can anyone please help me to fix the issue?
tar -cvf /aa/bb/cc/tarball1.tar /x/y/z1/abc.ksh /x/y/z2/pqr.txt /x/y/z3/lmn.tmp
Error message thrown:
tar: Removing leading `/' from member names
OS: uname -a
Linux xyz... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kmanivan82
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi all. I'm hitting a problem creating a tar archive in one directory from files located in a different directory. It fails when I replace the absolute paths with variables in the script but works if I just run tar on the cmdln. E.g.
LOG=$BASE/log... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: user052009
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a tar file hello.tar which is 95 GB.
hello.tar has many files and folders including some tar files as well.
I wish to create a new tar ball which should maintain only the folder structure of hello.tar and the tar ball within the hello.tar
So basically the idea is to untar... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: mohtashims
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
SunOS mymac 5.11 11.2 sun4u sparc SUNW,SPARC-Enterprise
I need to tar a folder /tmp/moht but do not want these three folders to be included in the tar file -> savejpg, bmpsave and imgsave
I tried --exclude, -path, -not options but it says bad option
Can you help me with... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: mohtashims
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
# for i in `cat a`
> tar xvf $a/$a*.tar*
tar: /*.tar*: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: /*.tar*: Cannot... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: kenshinhimura
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Somebody must have done this before, but I can't seem to find any answer on my problem.
On HP-UX 11i v3 I have a relatively large tar ball (~120 GB), and I want to create the directory structure only from the archive.
There is no option to make a new archive with only the directory... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: hpvm_adm
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm using a tar command
tar -xOvf /home/mytar.tar
My intention is to extract data in files which are inside various directories,
without extracting files to the disk.
Is this the best way to achieve it?
Chetan (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: chetan.c
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am adding some individual files to a tar archive and would like them to be added to the archive without any directory hierarchy, even though the files themselves exist in levels of hierarchy. Unfortunately, tar seems to always preserve the directory hierarchy when it adds the files.
Here is... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Special_K
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I received a tar file of a directory with 50,000 files in it. Is it possible to extract the files in the tar file without first creating the directory?
ie. Doing tar -xvf filename.tar extracts as follows:
I would like to avoid... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: here2learn
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am trying to write a script that will move all the files from source directory structure(multiple levels might exist) to destination directory structure. If a sub folder is source doesnot exist in destination then I have to skip and goto next level. I also need to delete the files in... (4 Replies)
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