[TAG] Re: Backing up with tar article
thomas_adam16 at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 21 06:13:14 MSK 2004
--- Dave Bechtel <kingneutron at yahoo.com> wrote: >
> --Note, rar falls under "non-free" in Debian.
Yes, it does.
> --I'm not *exactly* sure how to do:
> ' tar cvf - . |gzip -9 |bkp2rar ' (using ' -m0 ' in the script, which
> means no
You can do something like this:
find . -maxdepth 1 | xargs tar cz myfile.tgz
No need for your script. That, and:
might be of interest.
> ...and have it split into volumes On-The-Fly. Tried some experiments
> named pipes (mkfifo) but didn't get anywhere. Any advice on this is
That's really overcomplicating things. In either case, use find(1), or use
the implicit file list to tar (tar -T).
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