Problems running Tar (1) for "newer" files
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Thu Jun 17 08:07:40 PDT 2004
Gerard Samuel <fbsd-questions at trini0.org> writes:
> Im trying to create a tar ball by running ->
> tar -c -N 'Jun 1 2004' -f ../dev.tar *
> I keep getting this error ->
> tar: More than one threshold date
> Can anyone see what Im doing wrong?
> Im running FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE-p6
Works for me (-STABLE).
My best guess would be that the '*' is matching a filename that
confuses tar (maybe something beginning with a dash?).
Try using '.' instead.
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