[Alug] tar and gzip

MJ Ray markj at cloaked.freeserve.co.uk
Thu Sep 19 17:59:02 BST 2002


Jenny_Hopkins at toby-churchill.com <Jenny_Hopkins at toby-churchill.com> wrote:
> When  a directory is tarred and gzipped, will it also include any symlinked
> directories?

Depends on the options given to tar.  Look through the man page for things
about dereferencing and following.

MJR





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