Programing, Shell scripting, Windows, Linux. I'm using this as a repository for all those niggling little tasks that get done just often enough to be annoying, but maybe not often enough to commit to memory, and other things I feel like writing about.
Thursday, February 21, 2008
Using date in file name (and compressing files)
Yea this is stupid an easy, and also very annoying if you forget how!
backup=`date +%Y%m%d` tar czvf SQL-$backup.tar.gz *.sql
That backs up all the current .sql files in a directory into a file with todays date as the name