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Custom tar script to traverse directories and creat individual tarballs? **Help**

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So i have directive listed

 ls -la
total 44
drwxr-xr-x 10 root       root       4096 May  6 12:32 .
drwxr-xr-x 22 root       root       4096 Apr 15 11:03 ..
drwxr-xr-x 13 root       root       4096 Jan  9 12:38 adodb
drwxr-xr-x  2 root       root       4096 Nov 12 10:44 cgi-bin
drwxr-xr-x  3 root       root       4096 Jan  8 14:07 error
drwxr-xr-x  2 root       root       4096 Apr  6 13:39 html
drwxr-xr-x  3 root       root       4096 Jan  8 14:09 icons
drwxrw-r--  5 virtualftp virtualftp 4096 May  5 12:40 iWatch
drwxr-x---  4 virtualftp virtualftp 4096 May  5 12:45 Marvel
drwxr-xr-x  2 root       root       4096 May  6 12:34 users

I want a tarball of each folder seperately like:

Marvel.tar.gz
iWatch.tar.gz
etc

Would this work?

#!/bin/bash
for dir in */
    do dir=`echo $dir | tr -d '/'`
    echo $dir
    tar czf $dir.tar.gz $dir
done
 

I've attempted this:

tar -czf -f !.tar.gz !
-bash: !.tar.gz: event not found

So please help me here im lost. I dont know perl that well. I understand the code and the logic. Just dont know
the syntax
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