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Old 04-01-2005, 06:21 PM   #1
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making a tar.gz file

is there a way to make a tar.gz file in one command,

because i can get a tar file with
tar -cf file.tar ./
and i can make a gzip wiht
gzip file.tar
but is there a command or switch that does all that in one motion (besides making a bash script combine the both)


Old 04-01-2005, 06:26 PM   #2
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I think you should use "tar -czf file.tar ./"


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