please have a look at this hint

cedric cedric.de.wijs at softhome.net
Mon Feb 2 02:09:55 PST 2004


On Monday 02 February 2004 07:14, Jeremy Utley wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-02-01 at 15:50, cedric wrote:
> > Thanks dude, i didn't know tar has an exclude switch.
> > Also the bzip2-ing off the large file is usefull.
>
> info tar would have told you that, but the switch was broken in earlier
> versions of tar.  Only in the recent development versions has the fix
> been in place.
>
> > fdisk -l /dev/hd? <- nice, didn't know this trick
>
> Again, man/info files are wonderful things :)
>
> -J-

I agree, but i have two meanings of RTFM:
read the friendly manual  -or-
read the friendly mail

Greets, cedric
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