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Old 07-16-2003, 12:26 AM   #1
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Hi folks,

I have a .tar with lot's of dir's inside. And I would like to extract only one dir from the compressed file. How can I do it? Anyone knows?

I have a site.tar with lot's of dir's and i would want to extract only the ptfrag/ dir from the compressed file.

Thanks for your precious time.

Later all
 
Old 07-16-2003, 02:26 AM   #2
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you can do something like:

tar -xf yourTarFile.tar -get yourDirectory
e. g something.tar

tar -xf something.tar -get something/oneOfTheFiles
if will get a directory called something which has inside only oneOfTheFiles.

you can try 'man tar' for more options

hope this helps.
 
  


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