tar copy on-the-fly

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Howtos

*nix command of the day:

tar -cf – <source directory> | (cd /<target directory>;tar -xf -)

It can copies many files quickly.

See also:

http://unix.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/SunManagers/2005-03/0413.html

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1 Comment

  1. Thanks for this. I always forget the exact syntax of the command and that is usually when you need it the most.

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