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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to backup my database but the files are very large and the TAR command will not let me. I searched aids and found that I could do something with the mknod, COMPRESS and TAR command using them together. I appreciate your help. (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: frizcala
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am just creating tar.gz file with comand tar -zcvf xyz.tar.gz /home/xyz/*
xyz folder contains thousands of files mostly .c, .cpp, etc..
I see that many times all the files are not zipped.
Many files(in hundreds) are abruptly left out.
What may be the reason for this and how to resolve... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: rupeshkp728
I am using solaris 10 OS.Please help me out with the commands needed in below two scenarios.
1)How to delete the existing files in the tar file.
suppose i have a main tarfile named application.tar and it contains a file called ingres.tar.
what is the command to remove ingres.tar... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: muraliinfy04
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Linux RHEL 5.4
It is easy to create a tarball when you have files same extension
You want to tar all files with the extension .log . This is easy
tar -cvf diagnose.tar *.log
I have two files with different extensions .log and .sh :
I want to create a... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: John K
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a tar file that contains multiple .Z files. Hence I need to issue a tar command followed by a gzip command to fully extract the files. How do I do it in a single command?
What I'm doing now is
tar xvf a.tar (this will output 1.Z and 2.Z)
gzip -d *.Z (to extract 1.Z and 2.Z) (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: ericlim
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
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
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have to copy *.so shared objects filtering out the files having *.debug extension and if symbolic link is present copy only the links excluding the source (i.e) if it is a symbolic link then it should not de-reference the source file. For this I used the "-P" option, but I am not sure,... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: royalibrahim
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am trying to grab a folder and all the folders and files underneath it and send it from one computer to another. I basically want to compress the whole folder into a tar, tgz, or zip file so that it can be sent as one file. is there a command to compress a folder and all its contents into a tar... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: kane4355
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I use the following command to search for a string in all the files in the directories and sub directories.
find . -type f -print | xargs grep firstname.lastname@example.org
Can someone please cite a method wherin I can find the entries from a list of 300-500 *.gz files by modifying the above... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: openspark
I've backed up several files to tape using tar, and wish to list those that have backed up.
% tar cvf /dev/rmt/2un /s_1/oradata/pgpub/config.ora
a /s_1/oradata/pgpub/config.ora 2 tape blocks
But when I go to list the files:
% tar tvf /dev/rmt/2un
tar: tape read error
What am I... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: FredSmith