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 Making and Melting Tarballs

Newsforge talks about tar.

"Sometimes contrarians will put the tarball together in such a way that it doesn't create a new subdirectory. Then it's a mess to untangle which files were part of the tarball and which were pre-existing. In those cases, I usually create a subdirectory myself, and then decompress the tarball inside of it."

 (Submitted by Noel Fri Nov 21, 2003 )


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