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Old 06-15-2004, 07:55 PM   #1
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Does it matter the "tar order"

When tarring something, does it matter the order...

tar -zxvf filename
tar -xzvf filename
Old 06-15-2004, 08:03 PM   #2
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no, it shouldn't matter the order after the -
Old 06-15-2004, 08:31 PM   #3
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Well, the 'f' has to be the last letter, since it means that the next word is the file that should be extracted. Other than that it doesn't matter.


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