SUMMARY: Re: flarcreate problem

From: Christophe Dupre <>
Date: Mon Apr 15 2002 - 09:52:56 EDT
Original message below.

Thanks to Steve Camp for the quick answer. He's surprised the command
doesn't take multiple '-x', but offered the reverse solution, which is to
use '-f' to fully specify the directories to include in the archive.

This is what we ended up doing.

On Mon, 8 Apr 2002, Christophe Dupre wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm trying out Web Start Flash for my custom jumpstart needs...
> When creating flar files, I need to exclude multiple directories from the
> archive. I found the '-x' switch, as in:
> flarcreate -n test -x /var/tmp /tmp/flarchive
> but I want to exclude both /var/tmp and /var/mail. How do I do that ?
> flarcreate doesn't seem to accept multiple '-x' switches...

Christophe Dupre
System Administrator, Scientific Computation Research Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY        USA
Phone: (518) 276-2578  -  Fax: (518) 276-4886

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