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Re: [opensuse] tar
  • From: John Meyer <john.l.meyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2007 14:43:50 -0700
  • Message-id: <45B3DE96.7000105@xxxxxxxxx>
James Knott wrote:
> Try it without using compressed files. Some tar functions don't work
> with compression. You can always compress and uncompress separately from
> adding files.



Okay, here's what I finally came up with

cd $HOME && tar uf $HOME/backups/Pictures.tar Pictures
gzip $HOME/backups/Pictures.tar

Seems to work, but I can't get the incremental backup feature. Any
suggestions?
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