[OS X TeX] Unix expert help needed

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu May 24 18:17:43 EDT 2007

Am 24.05.2007 um 12:04 schrieb Bruno Voisin:

> Is there a way of getting rid of these resource files before  
> creating the archive of a directory, to be used afterwards on a  
> Linux or Windows computer? Or are resource forks automatically  
> discarded when creating a .tar.gz or .tar.bz2 archive?

This is so simple with tar, compared to zip, that it's hard to  
believe no-one found it before:

	tar jcf --exclude __MACOSX --exclude .DS_Store <archive> <source(s)>
	tar zcf --exclude __MACOSX --exclude .DS_Store <archive> <source(s)>

And it's easy to add more --exclude patterns.



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