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Re: excluding files w/ tar

Winston Smith wrote:
On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 11:08:15AM -0400, Winston Smith wrote:

would be, for example, "./tmp/", not  "/tmp/".

Try putting ./tmp/* instead of /tmp/* and so on in /tmp/excludes, or, if you

My suggestion above  assumes you use
tar cv -X /tmp/excludes -p --atime-preserve ./* -- | ...
instead of tar cv -X /tmp/excludes -p --atime-preserve * -- | ...

./* -> .  would work too.

`./*' wouldnt include (or exclude) `./.*' files where `.' would.


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