Re: Unix Tar

From: Sammy (
Date: 10/28/96

On Mon, 28 Oct 1996, Ebon Mists wrote:

- tar -xfv <filename>
- I hate tar, it's so un-user firendly. Also, if that xfv isnt in that order,
- it doesnt work either. Go figure.

Nah tar is your friend :)  I always use tar xvf, but I suppose that's
personal preference.  Here's a neat trick that saves some space:

gunzip -cd circle30bpl11.tar.gz | tar xvf -

This leaves the original file compressed sorta like pkunzip.


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