[DC LoCo] Tar of a "dot" directory

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 03:34:31 GMT 2010

On Thursday 25 March 2010 6:43:45 pm Marti Martinson wrote:
> Unless I am getting this wrong, all my Evolution email app personal
> files reside in a "dot" directory in MY home directory.
> If I did the following:
> tar cvfp mail.tar .evolution/*
> .....would ALL of the stuff beneath recursively save to the mail.tar tar
> file so I could restore it later AND have Ecolution work?

You know, Evolution has an Export option somewhere in the File menu that does 
pretty much exactly what Kevin said.

Mackenzie Morgan
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