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gsnedders
08-15-2004, 01:29 AM
OK, let's say I want to compress all of /thefolder/, and save it at / as backup.gz, how could I go about doing this?

firepages
08-15-2004, 04:06 AM
you would first need to make a tarball of the content of that folder then compress that tar file , I think PEAR has a tar class , or perhaps in PECL .

else exec() , e.g.



<?
exec('tar -cf thefolder.tar thefolder');
?>
of course if you are exec()ing anyway you can also compress at the same time
<?
exec('tar -czf thefolder.tgz thefolder');
?>

gsnedders
08-15-2004, 12:18 PM
OK, thanks, time to try it out...



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