Re: Archiving content of a directory on a DVD-R.
- Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2018 15:29:32 +0100
- From: <tomas@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Archiving content of a directory on a DVD-R.
On Mon, Nov 05, 2018 at 09:04:58AM -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote: > On Sun, Nov 04, 2018 at 07:29:53AM -0800, peter@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > > How is this for archiving the content of a directory? > > > > pushd <aDirectory> ; > > printf "Insert blank DVD-R."; read t ; > > tar -vcpzf - * | xorriso -indev /dev/sr0 -add -- -commit ; > > Be aware that the * glob will probably miss filenames beginning with > a dot [...] Greg, as ever :-) No, seriously: thanks for your constant work here. I do learn quite a bit from your posts, even if I consider myself as somewhat seasoned. > inside the script, to make the * glob include "dot files". That's > assuming you want to retain the current archive appearance. > > The alternative would be to use . instead of * as tar's starting > point. This would change your archive appearance from +1 on . > .bashrc > bin/foo > lib/libbar.a > > to > > ./.bashrc > ./bin/foo > ./lib/libbar.a If you don't want that, you can use (GNU) tar's wonderful file path transformation magic, e.g.: tar -vcpzf - --xform='s/^\.\///' . | xorriso ... (it takes an sed expression there). Cheers -- t
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