[Wolves] Tar without directory structure

chris procter chris-procter at talk21.com
Fri Mar 4 15:11:33 GMT 2005

cd /home/test/campics/;tar -cf

(all on one line) should work or

tar -cf home/test/campics/images.tar -C
/home/test/campics/ -- `ls /home/test/campics/ | grep

should also work, try em out see which one you prefer.


 --- Wayne Morris <wayne at machx.co.uk> wrote: 
> Hi,
> I'm using tar in a cron job to archive security cam
> pics
> but when I use tar -cf /home/test/campics/images.tar
> /home/test/campics/*.jpeg
> I get images correctly tarred, but nested inside
> folders corresponding 
> to the path.
> How do i get just the images directly inside
> images.tar without the 
> directory structure?
> Cheers
> Wayne
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