How to tar all files and folders in current folder except one folder?
10:53 pm on Mar 11, 2008 (gmt 0)
How to tar all files, folders, subfolders... in current folder except one folder named 'test'?
something like: tar -cf all.tar * + exclude 'test'
12:06 am on Mar 12, 2008 (gmt 0)
You first need to allow extended wildcard options, you can then exclude files or directories from the tar command line. I use the following commands to backup everything in /usr/src, except for the sub directories that start with "linux-2.6". You need to experiment a little to see how you have to construct the excluding wildcard options for your situation.