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Re^2: Archive:Tar appears to store absolute pathnames as relative pathnames

by Anonymous Monk
on Apr 20, 2011 at 14:05 UTC ( #900346=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Archive:Tar appears to store absolute pathnames as relative pathnames
in thread Archive:Tar appears to store absolute pathnames as relative pathnames

You can also compress using the -C option, to change to that directory, and then you will have relatives paths. for example: /home/users/you/dir I can compress using: tar -czf example.tar.gz -C /home/users/you dir And you will get a tar with the directory dir.
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