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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a tar file with name DTT012_GP_20140207.tar and many more with different names of different sizes ranging from 1GB to 4GB.
Now my requirement is to extract/not extract these files and then divide it into various parts of size 500MB and save it with different names and then compress... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Shaibal_bp
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Sorry guys.. dont know where to put this..
currently I am cleaning up system dump on our aix machine
and I wanted to set zero the 1st 20 large file but before doing
that I wanted to create some backup.
is there any command that can compress all these file same time?
tar syntax file?
... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: thermometer
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to execute the following tar command with two --exclude options to suppress extract of the two directories specified.
Do I need to single quote the directory paths ??
Many thanks for your help.
The relevant code excerpt from the script is:
... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: daveu7
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I know there is a way to tar up directory and sub-directories and have it compressed all in one command but but the syntax escapes me.
I seem to re-call something like this:
tar -cvf /tmp/file.tar - | compress ?
Can somebody please provide me with the syntax on how to tar/compress
and... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: BeefStu
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to write a script that archives all files with a certain date in the filename, to another location.
It has to run on a AIX using tar/compress or another standard AIX tool.
The directory will have x files, each prefixed with a date like yyyymmdd_desc.csv.
I need all to... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: AIXfrog
6. 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
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
When i am tar the file particular ,csv file format in a folder i am receiving the error
tar cf New_data.tar /new/file/mari/getdata/small/*.xml
Arguements too long
i am able to compress other folder but the tar folder contains all the file format and... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: marivinay
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Since am a bit new to shell scripting, can anyone help me with this problem please.. i've been struggling with it since 2 days. :(
I have a directory lets say myFolder and within it I have sub directories let say myFolder1.tar, myFolder2, myFolder3, etc. I need to write a shell... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: kanexxx
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am supposed to collect a huge amount of log files from a unix system (HP-UX) onto a local system. The log files are not in one place, but they are scattered all over the Unix server. The unix server has only limited space, so that I can not create a tar file first and then compress it.... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: bluesky099
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I need to compress and tar a couple files in a directory, but I also want the original files unchanged, ie
if I compress a1.cpp , then a1.cpp becomes a1.cpp.z,
but what I want after running the compress utility is to have both
a1.cpp as it is and
and then tar a1.cpp.z to an... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: muru