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Re: [Bug-tar] feature request, to pass archive file name to "--to-comman

From: Tim Kientzle
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] feature request, to pass archive file name to "--to-command"
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 23:45:48 -0800
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ıɥɔıɐʇ ɐʇɐqɐʍɐʞ wrote:

I would like to request one feature for "gnu tar" command.
That is, passing the `extracted file name' as the first argument
for the command of "--to-command" option.

The reason that I would like to have this feature is to process
contents of `tar' archive via pipe while its original file name keep in record.

Depending on your exact needs, you might find
it simpler to use a library such as libarchive
to create a custom extractor that does exactly
what you want.  Here are some simple examples
that you can use as starting points:




Tim Kientzle

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