> On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 05:58:24PM +0700, Roger Merritt wrote: >> One example I found on the WWW is: tar -czf - /some/file | \ >> ssh host.name tar -xzf - -C /destination. >> >> That's not quite what I want, because I don't see any need to untar >> everything at the far end, but I can't send a file without using >> some >> command to ssh. > > If all you need is somthing at the other end capturing the data try > > ... | ssh remotehost "cat - > myfile"
Remember though, that the remote file will be a tarball itself. Here is the command I use frequently, to get exactly what you want...a tarball of a local file system on a remote machine: # tar -cvzf - /home/steve | ssh [EMAIL PROTECTED] 'cat > tarball.tar.gz' Regards, Steve > > -- > greetz Joost > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"