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Old 05-14-2008, 09:20 AM   #1
mahmoud
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tar help


Hi
i am trying to delete files with tar example i have file1 file2 file3
and i want to tar the 3 files and delete them after tar what is the
command i have been looking for it for hours cant find it
 
Old 05-14-2008, 09:41 AM   #2
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tar -cvf out.tar file1 file2 file3 | xargs rm
 
Old 05-14-2008, 02:30 PM   #3
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tar --remove-files -cvf out.tar file1 file2 file3
 
  


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