TAR - suppress socket ignored

Let's say you are attempting to create a tar archive.

tar -cf tmp.tar /tmp


And socket ignored is being included in the output.

tar: /tmp/foo: socket ignored
tar: /tmp/bar: socket ignored


The --warning='no-file-ignored' option can be used to suppress socket ignored warnings from the output.

tar --warning='no-file-ignored' -cf tmp.tar /tmp


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