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  1. #1

    update bsd tar for archiving

    I'm using freebsd 5.4 release.Now I need to tar backup with --newer option.
    That is I want to take incremental backup.but in tar there is no any --newer option.The tar version is older.
    How can I update tar verion.I tried with /usr/port/archivers/bsdtar
    pkg_add -rv bdstar
    but failed to do so.
    please help me out.
    I cannot use gtar.

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    Linux Guru anomie's Avatar
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    Mar 2005
    What version of gtar is it?
    gtar --version

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