Reverse tar

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Fri May 2 08:27:54 PDT 2003

In the last episode (May 02), ODHIAMBO Washington said:
> I would like to ssh to host B, cd some/path, tar some/path/directory/
> and output the tarball locally to TARBALL.tgz

Have you tried:

ssh hostb "cd some/path ; tar czf - directory" > TARBALL.tgz


	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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