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RE: [SLUG] excluding a directory using TAR.


Unfortunately I tried the same and could only include from a file list using
the -T switch (I think it's -T).

thanks,
George Vieira
Network Administrator
http://www.citadelcomputer.com.au
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> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Alister Waller [mailto:alister@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent:	Thursday, October 05, 2000 5:59 PM
> To:	slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject:	[SLUG] excluding a directory using TAR.
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I wish to do a backup using TAR but want to exclude a directory, is there
> a way to do this??
> Could only find an option to exclude a file in man tar.
> 
> regards
> 
> 
> Alister Waller (B. Comp)
> Technical Consultant - Roadtech Systems Ltd
> Phone: 02 98073516 Fax: 02 98085294
> www.roadtechsystems.com.au
>