Subject: Re: pax-as-tar extract to stdout patch
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <email@example.com>
From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/17/2003 02:51:36
[ On Monday, June 16, 2003 at 22:45:25 (-0400), James Chacon wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: pax-as-tar extract to stdout patch
> It's also about not having to dump it into a long directory path to copy/move
> it out of to a final destination. Output'ing to stdout makes it simple to
> dump in the immediate directory.
If you're selecting a specific file from an archive then baring use of
regular expressions for selection (which IIRC you can't do with 'tar'
anyway) you probably know in advance where the file will end up, so what
the heck is the problem anyway?
Greg A. Woods
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