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Old 12-05-2002
Error backup data with tar and show them

Hey everyone,
i just want to backup data with tar. I know it works with:
tar cvf. To show which data i have saved i can use tar tvf. But how can i do it simoultanous, that unix not first has to save my data to disk and after that read the data again to show me the list of my saved data?
Please help!!!!
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Old 12-05-2002
Tools Verbose mode

Hi

If you use `tar -cvf .....`, the -v option means tar is running in the verbose mode.
when redirect standard output to a file, you have the list of files in your tar archive.
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Old 12-05-2002
The long way:

tar cf <usual stuff> && tar tvf <usual stuff>

replace <usual stuff> with required data, eg. filename, folder, etc!

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