[svlug] /bin/tar: Removing leading `/' from member names message annoyance

Karsten M. Self kmself at ix.netcom.com
Wed May 28 20:33:14 PDT 2003

on Wed, May 28, 2003 at 08:24:17PM -0700, Daevid Vincent (daevid at daevid.com) wrote:
> anyone know how to get rid of that annoying message in a shell script?
> "/bin/tar: Removing leading `/' from member names"
> i want to still see errors from my script and possibly any other output,
> so redirection is not really an option.

    grep -v

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