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Re: Pipe Output of ls -lR into a tar archive



On Fri, 18 Jun 2004, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
I need help,

	EIther google isn't finding the stuffs or my search terms are too
muddled.

I just want to create a tar archive from a directory file listing.

something like

ls -laR ~/the/dir/to/list | tar -cvf - /tmp/tarred-dir-list.tar.gz

I can't seem to find the correct syntax

I think you are looking for something like:


find ~/the/dir/to/list -type f | tar -cvf /tmp/tarred-dir-list.tar.gz -T -

ed

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