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Re: tar question



On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 4:30 PM, chloe K <chloekcy2000 yahoo ca> wrote:
> Hi
> I have number of selected files to backup and it is also in different
> folders
> How can I make it easy?
> eg:
> tar zcvf select-file.tar.gz from selected file or tar zcvf
> select-file.tar.gz (from selected files in file.txt)?
>
> Thank you for your help

I have no advice to offer if you insist on using tar, but you may want
to look at rsync. You can preserve the directory structure, all flags,
and use it only on a selection of files.

Peter


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