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Tar extraction help
I have a problem.
I have a tar file with absolute path. I want to extract this to a different path. How can i do this ?
I cannot create tar archive once again, as the data no more exists.
03-28-2007 #2Originally Posted by bang_dba
Extracting the tarball creates the file structure within the tarball in the cirrent directory, say there's 3 directories that got tarred up:
Then when you extract this tarball in /home/user3/extracted, it will create the folders:
with the data in, it wont extract it all to /home/user1, /home/user2, /etc ."I am not an alcoholic, alcoholics go to meetings"
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