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I need to tar some files in a directory to a remote server.
I need to exclude some file from this directory and then tar it over.
This is the command suggested by one article (tarring in the same server) :
tar -zcvf /tmp/mybackup.tar.gz -X exclude.txt /home/me
However it does not... (9 Replies)
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Hi all, I am a bit of a beginner with shell scripting..
What I want to do is merge two drives, for example moving all data from X to Y.
If a file in X doesn't exist in Y, it will be moved there.
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Hi I need help in tarring files up to four days old. I have been doing this:
find . -mtime -4|xargs tar -cvf mar4.tar
However, it seems like it's tarring everything but leaving those that are 4 days old and newer (which I want tarred and everything else not)
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I need to delete all the files with a particular naming format at a fixed path except the latest 1. Please help.
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Im encountering behaviour that is not correct for my requirements when I untar a file.
Im using the below command to tar up files from various folders to the ARCHIVE folder as below...
tar -cvf "$ARCHIVE_PATH"/"$dte_tar_filename" "$LOG_PATH" "$PROCESSED_PATH2" "$ERROR_PATH"
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i'm totally new with Unix sripting and no idea how to do the scripting at all. My problem is that my boss asked me to do this:
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I have a folder containing huge no. of files, some of them are created on AUG 16, AUG 17 and AUG 18, for example.
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Made changes to a file using vi editor and saved those changes
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Say I want to transfer several dump files from a Solaris machine onto a Win2k machine for storage. It was suggested that I tar and gzip the dump files before doing so.
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