Subject: Re: Tar and Find Problem
To: Torsten Schlueter <>
From: Zdenek Salvet <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/09/1998 09:18:46
> I was trying to update my Homepage when i noticed that it is not
> possible (for me) to put only those files in an tar archive which were
> changed.
> I tried the following:
> t-rex://usr/local/httpd/htdocs/ #find . -mtime 1 -print
> and the output were the files which are changed today.
> trying
> tar -cvzf webneu.tgz -T /tmp/webneu.files (after creating the file
> /tmp/webneu.files) or
> tar cf ~/webneu.tar `find . -mtime 1 -print`
> has the same result. The whole directory is added to the archive.
> Whats wrong with those commands?

Add  --norecurse options to tar command line (default is archiving the
contents of directories).

Zdenek Salvet                                     
           If God had meant for us to be in the Army,
         we would have been born with green, baggy skin.