[Scribus] Playing with Scribus splash
Mon Jul 18 00:23:42 CEST 2005
On Sunday 17 July 2005 21:43, Craig Ringer wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-07-17 at 15:39 -0400, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> > here's what I get:
> > tar -xvjf ./Scribus_devel-logo_0.*
> OK, first, tar will treat any files after the first argument as a
> request to extract /only those files/ from the archive that was the
> first argument. So:
> tar xvjf archive.tar.bz2 archive2.tar.bz2
> does not say "extract all files from archive.tar.bz2 and
> archive2.tar.bz2" but rather "extract the file archive2.tar.bz2
> from archive.tar.bz2".
> Second, tar takes '-' to mean 'stdin/stdout' depending on mode. For
> extract, it'll be stdin - ie read the archive from stdin.
> I don't know where it's getting '-' in your case. The file to read
> is taken as the first argument after the 'f' argument, eg:
> tar xvzf archive
> tar -xvzf -
> (note that a leading - is ignored)
> but anyway, I'd try again with extracting just one at a time. It's
> pretty weird to use tar to contain just one file anyway, so you
> would not normally need to go to this sort of fuss.
> When I need to extract a bunch of tarballs in one directory I
> usually use a simple shell loop, eg:
> for f in *.tar.bz2 ; do
> tar xvjf "$f"
> Craig Ringer
Or the lazy, but dead easy way in KDE/konqueror:
Select file > right click > extract here..
Usually ark will bark loudly on a corrupted zipped file or tarball, no
matter the compression used.
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