I'm trying to create a very large backup of an entire hard disk, using
tar. However, there are many files such as
CR2 (Canon RAW 2),
JPG and a few other files which are already compressed.
I have seen excluding these types of files from the
tar archive itself, using the
--exclude option, but that is not what I would like to do. Instead, I would like to include these already-compressed files, but skip compression on them, similar to that of
Is this possible, and if yes, how can it be done?