annoying directory names

atark at thepipeline.net atark at thepipeline.net
Mon Jan 15 15:18:41 PST 2001


In my own custom scripts I did the same but piped the output to head.
Created a broken pipe but I got what I wanted, and it was fast.

--Andy

> In one script that I wrote (ALFS profile creator ;), I used "-t" tar option to
> do exactly that and that worked very well, but the problem was/is, that it
> takes a lot of time with the larger archives. How did you do it?





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