I made serveral runs (create a tarball) on OS X Mavericks with BSD tar, GNU tar and star. star is always the winner. System is iMac (Mid 2010) only running Terminal. root@time var> du -sh log/ ...
During a tar archiving operation with tar -cvf archive.tar source does the resulting tar archive that reports a file changed as we read it error still contain "some version" of the source file that it ...
How would you go about backing up just some files and subdirectories of a given directory to a compressed archive so that the tree structure could then easily be recreated from that archive. ...
Currently I'm running tar czf to combine backup files. The files are in a specific directory. But the number of files is growing. Using tzr czf takes too much time (more than 20 minutes and ...