> On Tue, 24 Feb 2004 17:56:49 +0100 (CET) > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > >> Hello guys! I have two questions about shellscripts: > > Your second question seems to have been addressed, so here's something > for your first question... > >> 1) I have a backup job that 'tar's a lot of files and currently I >> redirect all output of the job to a log. Tar unfortunately lists all >> directories that it goes through, even if nothing is 'tar'ed in those >> directories. So my logfile contains all my directories. I want to >> filter out all lines in my tar-log that ends with slash ("/") since >> those are directories. I want to sort of do an inverse grep on the >> last character when tarring. Like: tar -cvf myback.tar |grep -v "all >> lines that end with slash" > log.txt. All files that are backed up >> contain the whole directory path (that's how I want it) - so I can't >> simply do a reverse grep for the slash-char. Maybe you could do >> something with awk? I'm a total rookie with awk, so I'm lost there... > > Try > > tar -cvf myback.tar | grep -v '/$' > > The $ in the grep pattern indicates "end of line". > > -Chris
Yes! That's exactly what I wanted! Thanks a lot! Cheers, Mathias _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"