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When I specify root-folders in my tar command-line I deliberately prefix with "/" to tell tar it is root-folders and not sub-folders of current folder.
tar --create --file="/tmp/test.tar" "/tmp/Folder 1/" tar: Removing leading `/' from member names
Why is the leading "/" removed?
In regards to the
If you want to output to stdout you use
-f - but it seems you cannot use
--file were aliases to each other?
Beside I cannot find the
-f - option in the manual (man tar)...shouldn't it be there? or have I just overlooked it.