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Re: Tar: something like patch's -p

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: Tar: something like patch's -p
Date: 30 Oct 2001 17:29:00 +0100
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>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Jarc <address@hidden> writes:

Paul> Akim Demaille <address@hidden> wrote:
>> | As long as you unpack it on the same filesystem where you want it
>> to | end up, you can use mv and rmdir instead of cp and rm.
>> And I precisely don't :)

Paul> Why not?  You're making more work for yourself.  You're the only
Paul> one who can solve that particular problem.

Agreed.  The point is that I was expanding in /tmp precisely because
it's temporary because I cannot expand directly where I want it to.
Just religious I guess.

Anyway, we seem to agree there is no option I was not aware of.

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