[wp-hackers] More on nightly builds

Michel Valdrighi michelv at gmail.com
Thu Dec 16 17:01:15 UTC 2004

On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 01:04:01 -0700, Kitty <kitty at mookitty.co.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-12-14 at 00:25, Alex King wrote:
> > You can exclude them when you tar the archive (perhaps you already are?)
> > - not as efficient but it achieves the same goal.
> for reference:
> zip -r $ZIPPATH/$1 $ZIPPATH/* -x '*CVS*' ;
> tar -czvf $ZIPPATH/$1.tgz $ZIPPATH/* --exclude '*CVS*' ;

...Or you can use 'cvs export', and forget about sweating your fingers
off with arcane GNU tar options.
It's right there in `man cvs`. :)

Michel Valdrighi
Devéloppeur Web Intraordinaire

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