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Old 11-21-2001
Thanks everyone for the help! I got it to work for me!
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Old 11-21-2001
ok, now for one last question how do I safely remove the contents of the old directory
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Old 11-21-2001
Let me make myself clear on this I only want to remove the files from that old directory..so I know that I would use the remove command but I want to make sure that I only remove the files and not the directories.
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Old 11-21-2001
cd to your original directory, and ls -l first to make sure you'll be deleting what you really intend to. Then just "rm *" should remove files, and leave the directories alone.

As for the -C in tar, I guess that parameter is supposed to come after the other tar commands and after the tar file and directories are named. (I know there's some way to do it that looks like what I gave an example for... guess I made a syntactical error... my bad... Smilie )
 

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