Unix tar file with colons in archived file names

Bengt-Arne Fjellner bengt-arne.fjellner@ltu.se
Thu Jul 19 17:35:00 GMT 2007

gmoney3138 wrote:
> Thanks to all, that just might be what I'm looking for.
> Also, I made a typo in my original message.  My mistake :).  I meant
> to type "force-local" instead of "force-file".  According to the tar
> help pages: 
> --force-local          archive file is local even if it has a colon
That only means the tar-file-name
so if the archive is named  hi:ho.tar you have to use it ( for platforms
where : is allowed in a filename).
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Bengt-Arne Fjellner

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