Zip file making issues
matt at gsicomp.on.ca
Tue Sep 21 03:49:22 UTC 2010
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ryan Coleman" <editor at d3photography.com>
To: "FreeBSD Questions" <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Monday, September 20, 2010 11:11 PM
Subject: Zip file making issues
Does anyone have any advice for this?
I'm working on a series of commands - executed in a shell script - that zips
a deep directory in a tree. But it makes the full path as part of the ZIP
file. That's not what I want - I just want those directories that appear
after the "*". In this case:
"-J" eliminates all the paths - bad because it also kills those after the
Here's my default that includes the whole d*mn path.
I could just run a "cd" to the directory parent and do it there - that would
solve the problem - but that's simply too dangerous if the script generator
throws an error on the next set of commands (a risk I do not want to take).
So how do I get it to store as "download/small/image.jpg" inside of the ZIP
file instead of
I only recently discovered this bug -- none of my clients have had the guts
to tell me about it.
Just change the directory before you start zipping.
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