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Re: [Bug-tar] --listed-incremental and --no-recursion

From: Michael
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] --listed-incremental and --no-recursion
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2008 21:12:48 +1100

On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 7:43 PM, Sergey Poznyakoff <address@hidden> wrote:

> According to the snapshot, the produced archive contains only files
> and subdirectories from dev/, but no files from the subdirectories.

True. But that's not how tar behaves when used without
listed-incremental option. Without it, it only puts in /dev directory
entry and nothing else, not even the files immediately under it.
It's that behaviour I find useful when compiling my own list of files
and folders and passing them to tar.


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