Re: Extracting directories from an ISO image, command line tool?
Quoting Thomas Schmitt (email@example.com):
> I do not really know how the /pool directories of a DVD set
> are supposed to be related.
> When testing my proposal i did not have a full set at hand
> but rather used
> for i in debian*8.1*amd*iso
> which matched two ISOs in my collection of bootables:
> Expectably they have many /pool files in common.
You got me there. All I had to try with was a pair of old
lenny DVDs that I'd put by for bird-scarers for the garden.
> If one wants to prevent overwriting but wants the xorriso
> run to go on after a prevented overwrite attempt, one may
> raise the abort threshold from default severity "FAILURE"
> to "FATAL":
> xorriso -abort_on FATAL \
> -osirrox on:auto_chmod_on -overwrite off \
> This will still emit error messages like
> xorriso : FAILURE : While restoring '/u/test/poolA/main/x/xfsprogs/xfsprogs-udeb_3.2.1_amd64.udeb' : file object exists and may not be overwritten
> but courageously try to extract all other files.
Excellent. I hadn't yet got to that bit in the...
> The man page is huge, i confess. Everybody is invited to
> ask for advise, e.g. at firstname.lastname@example.org .
You know, you've put so much dir/file handling in there that
I'll be demanding a pass-through mode (no .iso) like cpio has,
for merging archives and the like :)