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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am facing a strange issue
while doing parallel (using & for background) scp/untar operation from my unix box to multiple unix boxes...
I am getting
tar : unexpected EOF in archive error
the code is as follows.,,,
for i in 10
sh -c "scp <command> ; ssh tar -xf <tar> -C... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mihirvora16
I am facing an issue with ustar tar archive on solaris 10.
By mistake I have created ustar tar archive of /var/adm/messages file on solaris10.
I am trying to untar the /var/adm/messages file . but I am not getting the original text messages file.
I user tar -xvf ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: snchaudhari2
I have made tar archive of my system.. How can I make that tar archive to be bootable.. simply to install new linux from the archived tar file.. thanks in advance (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: Vit0_Corleone
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a problem using Archive::Tar. it seem very trivial but i cannot get it work.
First I have a list of files I grab from a directory. Then I create a tar archive and write the files into the archive. everything works great, except that I cannot properly extract the files.
What... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: amcrisan
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
When I use -p option(preserve permissions) while creating tar archives, it throws error and creates archive in the name of 'p'. But without -p option I am able to create archive name as I mentioned.
how do I work it out with --preserve-permissions?
Any help is much appreciated.
... (3 Replies)
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I want to write a c-program which reads a textfile from a tar.gz archive.
How can I do it? (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: krylin
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 do you create a archive and add file to an existing archive.
i keep getting an error: dir/#: No such file or directory
currently using tar -cvfu name.tar files
files searching from a word document each line having different file extention.
Thanks in advance (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: nookie
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to archive below directories
I want a command(tar) which will let me archive the above directories excluding *.dmp(dump files), *.log(log files) in those directories.
So the archived file doesn't have... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: dreams5617
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a tar archive full of compressed .Z (compressed with the compress command) files. I have restored the tar to a disk but am looking for a way to uncompress every file in every sub-directory. Under normal circumstances, I would just change directories and "uncompress *" but with 1600... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Kun2112