hundred files to tar and untar
chloekcy2000 at yahoo.ca
Mon Nov 10 08:32:31 PST 2008
but I have hundred files in different folders and it may need 3 files in 100 files in this folder. I did put "need files" in file.txt and
using tar zcvf file.tar.gz -T file.txt
inside file.txt eg:
but don't know how to restore as restore directory is in different folder
David Kelly <dkelly at hiwaay.net> wrote: On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 08:10:36AM -0500, chloe K wrote:
> I have hundred files to tar
> How can I make tar the file but untar in different folder?
> tar cvf html.tar /var/web/data/verion/cc.html
> untar html.tar /var/web/data/root/cc.html
> Thank you
RTFM. Specifically look at the -C option.
Or you could do it the simple way (note parenthesis, the cd only applies
within the parenthesis, when the command clompletes your shell is back
to the original directory):
(cd /var/web/data/verion/cc.html ; tar -cvf /html.tar * )
(cd /var/web/data/root/cc.html ; tar -xvf /html.tar )
The above does not store the path prefix in the tar archive, which is
perhaps the problem you were trying to solve?
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.
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