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Re: tar help

by idsfa (Vicar)
on Mar 20, 2006 at 20:01 UTC ( #538032=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to tar help

The ptar perl script which comes with Archive::Tar shows you how to do this using File::Find. Relevant fragment:

if( $opts->{c} ) { my @files; find( sub { push @files, $File::Find::name; print $File::Find::name.$/ if $verbose }, @ARGV ); Archive::Tar->create_archive( $file, $compress, @files ); exit; }

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by snyder (Initiate) on Mar 21, 2006 at 21:00 UTC
    This looks like the path that will get me where I am trying to go. Thank you for your attention on this matter. For the record, I have a shell script to make the tarball and I have a script in ColdFusion to create the tarball and FTP it. I am attempting to learn some perl and that is why I am trying to write a script for something I have accomplished in another language. Expanding my knowledge with a point of reference.

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