can't figure out an one-liner

Toomas Aas toomas.aas at
Wed Jan 12 12:37:35 PST 2005


I have a directory structure like this

	... etc

I'm trying to move some (but not all) subdirectories of /home to 
/newhome, using tar. I'm doing this as root on FreeBSD 4.10, the shell 
is csh. I'd like to get it done with one command line.

I'm trying variations of this command

# pwd

# for luser in 'joe peter bill'  { tar cf - -C /home $luser | tar xf - }

... but I keep getting error messages that luser is undefined.

What am I doing wrong?

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