tar seems to have no newer option

James Bond

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tar, as supplied with OS X, seems not to have the --newer option, nor any other way to specify to backup files newer than some date.....am I missing something?

I downloaded GNU tar which does seem to have that feature and tried to make it with "sh ./configure" but it does not recognise the system....and which to choose?
 

blb

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Did you try using 'gnutar' which should be installed already, so you don't have to bother building/installing?
 

James Bond

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...but it is late here in Belgium so I will check it fully another day!
 
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