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Terminal - Commands using pax - 4 results
cat list.txt | pax -wd > archive.tar
find path -name '*' -type f | pax -wd > txtarchive.tar
2012-07-29 00:44:51
User: bugmenot
Functions: find pax
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NOTE that pax goes always recursively, for that reason -d option should be added when you don't want to go recursively into directories.

cd ~/ruby/project_a ; find . -name "*profile*" -exec pax -rw {} ~/ruby/project_b/ \;
2011-11-10 21:18:15
User: cbpowell
Functions: cd find pax
0

Let's say you have a set of files in tree A that you want duplicated to tree B while preserving their directory structure / hierarchy. (For example, you might want to copy your 'profile' model/views/controller from one Rails application to another.) The "pax" command will copy all matching files to the destination while creating any necessary directories.

pax -r -s ',^/,,' -f file.tar
2009-06-26 19:10:57
User: res0nat0r
Functions: pax
Tags: tar
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Don't have GNU tar installed that supports the redirect option (-C)? Use this.