Problems Using smbtar

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Mon Oct 16 07:30:03 GMT 2000

On Sun, 15 Oct 2000 09:10:17 -0400, you wrote:

>The following is the command line I am currently trying is
> /usr/bin/smbtar  -v -s sparticus -x SPARTICUSALL -t /dev/st0 -b 512 -X "\Program Files\3DO\ \Games\* \In\ \Ka\* \Sierra\* \PhotoDix\*"
>where SPARTICUSALL is the share to backup minus the directories listed.

Are you sure smbtar will expand "*" ?
Even if it does, it will take you sometime to get the right format for
the exclude dir.
I think you'd better use some plain dir name, without * and ?, and maybe
try * later.

giulioo at

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