tar | Command Line#

Pack Excluding Directories#

Useful command to create an archive of a React/Vue.js where we want avoid including node_modules and dist directories:

$ tar \
    --exclude './myapp-poc1/node_modules' \
    --exclude './myapp-poc1/dist' \
    -cf myapp-poc1.tar \
    ./myapp-poc1

$ du -h myapp-poc1.tar
800K	myapp-poc1.tar