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Old 04-01-2012, 03:24 PM   #1
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I am trying to make archive files along with folders


rar a 01042012.rar UserType/*
When am running this command then its making rar file but not keeping the directory hierarchy e.g. the UserType/* contains sub folder like:
|-----many files

Please advise

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Old 04-01-2012, 03:38 PM   #2
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Actually it should preserve the directory structure! What if you do:
rar a -r 01042012.rar UserType
? However, I don't think it makes any difference. Rather take in mind that when extracting the archive, the e command extracts all the files in the current directory, whereas the x command preserves the original directory structure. This is true for both the unrar and rar applications.
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I don't use rar (prefering the free tar), but did you consider trying:

rar a 01042012.rar UserType
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