Re: Shell for gunzip so I don't have to remember?
On 12-May-99 Matt Folwell wrote:
> Hi Andre
> gzip only compresses one file at a time, but those files are almost
> tar archives. (They should end in .tar.gz, but your pc might have truncated
> the filenames.) You can extract them with tar -zvxf <filename>. You can
> also list the files in the archive with tar -ztf <filename>, t being the
> obvious abbreviation for list :-)
I thought Andre was looking for an alias, so he would not need to remember the
alias tarx='tar -xvzf $1 $2 $3 $4 $5 $6'
for his .bash_profile ?
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