[Techtalk] How do I Tarball with spaces in filenames and dirs?

perimorph perimorph at mindspring.com
Sun Oct 19 22:49:20 EST 2003

On Sun, 2003-10-19 at 21:48, TechChiq wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-10-19 at 03:35, perimorph wrote:
> > tar -cRvf /home/ashleigh/test.tar my_stuff
> Thanks for the extra info. :) I posted my other solution and it was
> slightly different. I'll have to review what the 'R' means as it's one
> option I didn't use but it worked anyway (lucky me :)

ummmm..  "show record number within archive with each message" says the
man page..  i was _seriously_ half-asleep or more when i wrote that. 
^^;  there's no reason you'd need to use that.


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