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[Solved] Re: Extract one file from .deb?

On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 12:29:04PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 01:03:24PM +0200, Qian Gong wrote:
> > Is it possible to extract only one specified file from a deb package? I
> > changed one configuration file and want to compare it with the original
> > one.
> It's awkward, but yes:
>   dpkg --fsys-tarfile foo.deb | tar xOf - ./path/to/file
> That will print the specified file on standard output; redirect to a
> file if you want. Remember the . in front of the file you're looking
> for.

It works very well. Thanks a lot. You are really expert.



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