[ILUG-BOM] TAR --exclude bug ?
Wed Mar 5 21:28:10 IST 2003
On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Richard Unitek wrote:
> Anybody ever heard of a bug in tar program ?
> I have two versions of tar.
> In this version --exclude-from FILE works perfect.
> 150796 Aug 27 2001 /bin/tar [ls -l /bin/tar]
> Where as in this version --exclude-from FILE doesn't work
> 138016 Oct 11 1999 /bin/tar [ls -l /bin/tar]
> How can I see which version of tar I am using ?
The long options are specific to GNU versions of unix utilities, it may be
different on you system if it is not a GNU system, why not try man
One Bell System - it sometimes works.
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