[CLUG-tech] recursive tar

Zoltan Szecsei catchall at geograph.co.za
Fri Mar 9 08:00:18 SAST 2007


Izak Burger wrote:
> On 3/8/07, Jeremy Thurgood <jerith at jerith.za.net> wrote:
>> Looks like a job for find:
>
> Agreed.  Everyone seems to forget about the tar -T option though (-T-
> makes it read the list from stdin, pretty much like cpio does):
>
> find . -name "*.prj" | tar -T- -zcf /home/data/tarzGW0_`date +%Y%m%d`
>
> Cheers,
> Izak
ok - latest set of Kudos go to you :-)

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