[CentOS] tar question
jlb17 at duke.edu
Thu Jun 7 13:44:59 UTC 2007
On Thu, 7 Jun 2007 at 9:18am, Matt Hyclak wrote
> On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 02:11:23PM +0100, Tom Brown enlightened us:
>> Using tar i normally create an archive etc and then unpack that archive,
>> job done.
>> But i am copying from one filesystem to another on the same host, they
>> are 2 seperate nfs filesystems, and i wonder is it possible to use tar
>> to do this as opposed to say rsync etc.
>> tar -cvf /some/input/dir to/here etc ?
> I believe it goes something like:
> cd /some/input/dir
> tar cvf - . | (cd /to/here; tar xvf -)
tar cO . | tar xC /to/here -f -
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