.sh & tar
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Thu Jun 3 15:11:31 UTC 2010
On Jun 03 2010 10:03, illoai at gmail.com wrote:
> On 3 June 2010 07:42, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> > On Thu, 03 Jun 2010 09:32:17 +0800, Aiza <aiza21 at comclark.com> wrote:
> >> When I exec tar from within a .sh shell script I get this message
> >> tar: Removing leading '/' from member names
> >> I have tar outputting to > /dev/null and still get this message.
> >> With -v or without makes no difference.
> >> How can I stop this
> > Depends on WHAT you want to stop - the illness or just its symptoms. :-)
> > If it's just about symptoms, redirect the error messages into
> > nirvana.
> > tar [opts] [file] 1>/dev/null 2>&1
> > If you want to remove the REASON for "tar: Removing leading '/'
> > from member names", you need to re-create the archives and
> > start archiving from a relative point (instead of from an
> > absolute one), e. g.
> > # cd /
> > # tar cvf etc.tar etc/
> > (lazy man's method) instead of
> > # tar cvf etc.tar /etc/
> > The extraction of the archive will usually start in the
> > current directory, so
> > # cd /usr/local/bin
> > # tar xvf etc.tar
> > won't give you an etc/ subtree in /usr/local/bin directory.
> tar -cvf - ./ -C / > /dev/null
I can't help wondering why the 'v' option is being specified, unless
/dev/null needs more playing time.
Sterling (Chip) Camden | camdensoftware.com | chipstips.com | chipsquips.com
More information about the freebsd-questions