[clug] Cut a file in place.
George at Clug
Clug at goproject.info
Tue Sep 17 05:42:06 UTC 2019
On Tuesday, 17-09-2019 at 12:24 Andrew Janke via linux wrote:
> Nope, sadly.
> For those asking it's on a laptop with a limited size SSD and no external
> doo-dad. Also, I want to know if it's possible, because it has to be! :)
Is it one of those hard wired memory cards or an actual SSD drive which could be removed (temporally) from the laptop?
I am guessing the first.
This is not what you want, but is it possible to use Wifi to transfer the file to another system?
> On Tue, 17 Sep 2019 at 11:05, Alastair D'Silva <alastair at d-silva.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2019-09-17 at 09:31 +1000, Andrew Janke via linux wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Let's say I have a 26GB compressed archive and 17GB of spare disk
> > > space and
> > > want to cut it up into chunks. The internet says no, but this list
> > > typically doesn't fail me.
> > >
> > > Chop a bit off the front and then use truncate the file? Seems a
> > > risky way
> > > but the option that I'll have?
> > >
> > > a
> > Is the archive something you can recreate? If so, remove and recreate
> > it with something like:
> > tar jcvf - /some/dir | split -b 1M - outfile.
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