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After reading this thread, am i safe in guessing that you cannot list directories in a tar exclude file? In my backup-excludes file I have: [note this backup file is ...
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- 06-23-2006 #11
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[note this backup file is used on a script that backs up mount share points on 8 pc's at //host.pc.ip.address/dock where /dock is C:\\Documents and Settings on the PC]
*.mp3 *.MP3 *.au *.AU *.aiff *.AIFF *.aif *.AIF *.rec *.REC LocalServer NetworkService All Users My Music Temporary Internet Files Uncut Podcasts
Since I have a script that runs tar on 8 different hosts, should I write the commandCode:
ls -R //hostip/dock/path/to/directory_to_be_skipped_name > backup-excludes
Since I'm running this backup script weekly/monthly on 8 different pcs, I can see the backup_excludes file getting extremely long. Is there a way to then delete what I just added after that tar command excecutes?