[svlug] Proper method to create a tar archive
gcc at stuph.org
Sat Sep 19 17:30:48 PDT 1998
On Sat, 19 Sep 1998, Prasanth Kumar wrote:
>What is the proper way to create a tar archive? I do
>something like "tar cvfz - . >/tmp/wallpaper.tar.gz"
>and this seems to work except when I untar it with
>"tar xvfz /tmp/wallpaper.tar.gz" then near the end of
>the untar it gives some wierd error about extraneous
>stuff at the end of the archive?
>kumar1 at home.com
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When I usualy tar up files, I cd to the previous dir, and run tar cvfz
I also use kzip, a really nice tar/zip untar/unzip tool for KDE/QT and suggest
everyone to try it. It's a bit similiar to winzip (which is actually a nice
app), but it's better because it's for our very cool OS ;-).
Alex Feinberg <gcc at stuph.org>
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