I would like to exclude a directory from my tar of /usr/sap/trans backup.
i have tried using the -X option (as specified in the man pages), but the option is not recognised when it is in the command.
The command I am trying to run is:
tar -cvf trans.tar /usr/sap/trans -X /usr/sap/trans/<dir_to_exclude>
The system does not like the -X option.