Creating a tar or zip of a folder with no write access
Posted on 2014-02-02
I have this file structure
I have full access on dir2 but only read and execute access on dir1. There is no write access for some reason. I am trying to zip and/or tar subdir1 with the output destination of the file as dir2. I get an error in both cases relating to IO and permissions. I was hoping I might be able to zip/tar the files even though i don't have write permission to dir1 if I had write permission to the output location. Is there a way around this?
Thanks a lot