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Re: Excluding a directory from tar

Quoting Petter Adsen (petter@synth.no):
> On Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:12:51 -0500
> David Wright <deblis@lionunicorn.co.uk> wrote:
> > Have fun reading man find, though!
> petter@monster:~$ man tar | wc -l
> 540
> petter@monster:~$ man find | wc -l
> 1572
> :-)

Mea culpa. But, in my defence, I think I used tar once or twice in
the second millennium, but never knowingly since. Normally I would
have had cpio on the end of that pipe, not tar.

But, to make a serious point, knowing how to use find is a
valuable skill as plenty of software doesn't have the options
that tar now has.


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