Re: UNIX command help

From: Jon A. Nielsen (
Date: 02/18/02

> In order to "tar" and compress your source and world
> files, what should I do? I forgot the command, I know
> it starts with "tar" and than "gzip tarfile". I just
> need how to tar it, I think this is the archive deal?
> I am sorta new to both programming and UNIX. Thanks.

tar -cvzf filename.tar.gz <file> [<file> ...]

That is what I use.  Manfiles are the best resource, though.  "man tar" and
"man gzip"

Jon A. Nielsen
Lazarus of Spear of Insanity

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