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Date:      Wed, 04 May 2011 13:25:08 +0200
From:      kron24 <kron24@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Piping find into tar...
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Dne 4.5.2011 11:42, Modulok napsal(a):
>>> By the way, in reference to the commands above the -j option is for
> bzip2, so the extension should be .tbz o_O
>
> Thanks everyone! I went with the following, because it works regardless of
> space characters in filenames. (Thanks for the correction on the extenion. It
> should indeed be 'tbz' when using the 'j' flag.)
>
> find -E . -regex '.*\.txt$' -print0 | xargs -0 tar -cjf result.tbz

When the amount of files is huge then tar will be invoked twice
or more. Thus result.tbz will contain just files from the last invocation.

I consider cpio a better option here.

BR
Oli



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