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Hi folks, Is there any way listing the top level directories of a compressed tarball, .tar.bz2, without decompressing it. # tar tjpf AAA.tar.bz2 listing all files. TIA B.R. satimis...
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    How to read a compressed tarbal


    Hi folks,

    Is there any way listing the top level directories of a compressed tarball, .tar.bz2, without decompressing it.

    # tar tjpf AAA.tar.bz2

    listing all files. TIA

    B.R.
    satimis

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    Try the tar man page; I'm sure there's something in there that you'll find useful.
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