chloe K 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 > Check out the -T <file-list> or --files-from=<file-list> option. Something like: (Double check the syntax!) tar zcv -T file.txt -f elect-file.tar.gz You will probable find the tar info file more helpful then the tar man page. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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