Piping find into tar...

Chris Rees utisoft at gmail.com
Wed May 4 11:45:11 UTC 2011

On 4 May 2011 10:42, "Modulok" <modulok at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> By the way, in reference to the commands above the -j option is for
> bzip2, so the extension should be .tbz o_O
> Thanks everyone! I went with the following, because it works regardless of
> space characters in filenames. (Thanks for the correction on the extenion.
> should indeed be 'tbz' when using the 'j' flag.)
> find -E . -regex '.*\.txt$' -print0 | xargs -0 tar -cjf result.tbz
> As for pax, I thought tar could create pax archives too, via the --format
> option?

Pax makes tar by default-- It's a great way to make tars with cpio syntax.

> Cheers Everyone!
> -Modulok-

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