Re: Newbie Q: Where are my kernel sources?
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 04:55:43PM +1000, Chris Share wrote:
> I've transferred these from my Debian CD and "un-bzipped" them. Now I've
> got a .tar package that I need to unpack.
> I've tried to unpack this file using tar -x kernel-source-2.4.18.tar
> however nothing happens.
It's 'tar xf kernel-source-2.4.18.tar'.
But next time you get whatever.tar.bz2, you can do it in one step:
bzcat whatever.tar.bz2 | tar xf -
Note the dash at the end. This by itself means from standard input.