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Old 05-20-2009, 06:36 AM   #1
nitric
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Question RAR - Archiver - Wildcards doesn't seem to work... ???


Hello,

I'm using Debian (testing). - And sometimes I need RAR to unpack a few sets of splitted archives in one single folder.

Under windows I'm using:
rar e *.part01.rar

And this works perfectly fine. But under linux it stops after the first set of files with the following Output: No files to extract
 
Old 05-20-2009, 06:59 AM   #2
i92guboj
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Yep. For some reason the linux version doesn't work right with wildcards. You can always work around that using some shell magic, maybe not the most elegant thing but it works.

Code:
for i in *.rar; do unrar x "$i"; done
 
  


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