[CentOS] tar exclude command

Luciano Rocha strange at nsk.no-ip.org
Thu Jan 7 15:13:53 UTC 2010


On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 07:06:11AM -0800, adrian kok wrote:
> Hi 
> 
> I have problem in tar command
> 
> Can you help?
> 
> tar -cv --exclude /var/named/chroot/proc/* -zf backup.tar.gz /var/named 

You must escape the *, so that shell doesn't convert the command to:
 tar -cv --exclude /var/named/chroot/proc/1 /var/named/chroot/proc/2 ...

Use:
tar -cv --exclude /var/named/chroot/proc/\* -zf backup.tar.gz /var/named

Or just --exclude proc?

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lfr
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