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Coming from this thread, just wondering if there is an option to check if the Tar of the files/directory will be without any file-errors without actually making the tar.
Let's say you have a directory of 20GB, but you don't have the space to make Tar file at the moment, and you want... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: filosophizer
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to confirm my file.tar is been tar-ed correctly before I remove them. But I have very limited disc space to untar it.
Can I just do the listing instead of actual extract it? Can I say confirm folder integrity if the listing is sucessful without problem?
tar tvf file1.tar
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: vivien_chu
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I have a tar file and inside that tar file is a folder with additional tar.gz files. What I want to do is look inside the first tar file and then find the second tar file I'm looking for, look inside that tar.gz file to find a certain directory. I'm encountering issues by trying to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bashnewbee
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am working on a mac OSX machine. I am getting bus error :confused: when i use the command tar -cvf file1.tar file1
What could be the reason for this?? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: shweeths
5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Can someone pls guide me if there any utility to compress file on windows & uncompress on vxworks
I tried as -
- compressed some folders on windows ... i created .tar ( to maintain directory structure ) and compressed to .gz format.
- on VxWorks i have uncompressed it to .tar... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: uday_01
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i'd like to have an alias (or something similar) where i can type a command like "archive" and a filename and have it tar and gzip the file, so...
$ archive filename
results in filename.tar.gz...do i have to write a script to do this? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: bcamp1973
7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Trying to answer a question about whether tar table-of-contents is a good tool for verifying tape data. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: tjlst15
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I use the command tar -cvf ~kw4691/output/test.tar ~kw4691/input on one UNIX server, lets call it sneezy. I FTP the tared file over to another server, lets call it bashful. Use the tar -xvf test.tar command and get the error
~kw4691/input "could not create the directory"
/hom/dev/sy40... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: wev
9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I use the command tar -cvf /home/output/test.tar /home/input on one UNIX server, lets call it sneezy. I FTP the tared file over to another server, lets call it bashful. Use the tar -xvf test.tar command and get a error indicating that it is looking for the same directory as where the... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: wev