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Re: [vox-tech] One more question then I promise I'll stop
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Re: [vox-tech] One more question then I promise I'll stop

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] One more question then I promise I'll stop
  • From: "Jay Strauss" <jjstrauss@yMAPSahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 20:01:19 -0700
  • References: Pine.LNX.4.21.0104181710170.2667-100000@mirimichi.pvusa.localnet

I read the man pages before I posted (and notice in the tar command I use
the "-").  And I tried:

tar cvf - `echo $a_list_of_files` | gzip -f | split -b10M - file.tar.gz

But no go

----- Original Message -----
From: <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Cc: "vox-tech" <vox-tech@lugod.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2001 7:11 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] One more question then I promise I'll stop

> On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > I'm working on an HP, it does not have support for large files enabled
> > files greater than 2Gb).  I'm trying to backup my database.
> >
> > I'm doing a:
> >
> > tar cvf - `echo $a_list_of_files` | gzip -f > file.tar.gz
> >
> > But, the resulting zip is too large.  I tired using "split" like:
> >
> > tar cvf - `echo $a_list_of_files` | gzip -f | split -b10M file.tar.gz
> >
> > But that's not working (I think split want to read a file not a pipe).
> > Anyone got a suggestion?
> RTFM split?
> Hint: "-"
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