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Re: GNU Tar on Windows XP

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: GNU Tar on Windows XP
Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2008 19:36:54 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Gadrin wrote:
> guess I got carried away with this from the manual:
> $ find dir tests | \
>   tar -cf archive -T - --no-recursion

That is even better.  *I* didn't know about the -T option.  It is not
in the traditional legacy tar but is a cool GNU extension.  The "-" in
this case is a traditional name for stdin/stdout.  So this does read
the file list from stdin.


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