Re: Getting *everything* in a tar-file
Date: 08 Mar 2004 14:59:46 GMT
On 2004-03-08, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> In comp.os.linux.misc Baard Ove Kopperud <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> To compress the entire filesystem starting from root:
> tar -cf myfile.tar /
That command just archives -- it doesn't compress anything. If
you wan to do compression, then you add the 'z' or 'j' flags to
enable gzip or bzip2 compression, respectively.
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