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Old 10-15-2002
tar question


I've created a tar file on tape using:

tar xvf /dev/rmt0

The directory I was in was:


under temperik the tar command created subdirectories.

I need too BACKUP these subdirectories again and restore them on another machine,
But when i'm going to restore again i want to restore only the subdirectories created under \temperik.

Can anyone help me?

# 2  
Old 10-15-2002
first of all, you might want to improve your english. i am afraid i really understood you.

to make a tar archive of all the content in a directory, just do a cd to the directory and then do a tar -cfv archive.tar *
# 3  
Old 10-15-2002
I already was aware of that.
But when i do that using your command, what will happen when I restore again on an other server?
I mean what will happen with the paths, are they relative or absolut?

# 4  
Old 10-15-2002

maybe you can restore the whole TAR, and remove those files you do not like to have.

I think this is the most easiest way
# 5  
Old 10-15-2002
just side-track abit,

both erik and janr are from Netherlands? how is the job market now in holland?
# 6  
Old 10-15-2002
Well the job market is a bit weak, but
I've got nothing to complain about.
But were are you from?
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Old 10-15-2002
i am from Iraq, land of satan. president bush is my enemy.Smilie
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