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Re: pax available?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Chuck <SkiLover at softhome dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 16:17:54 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: pax available?
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 19 Nov 2004, Chuck wrote:
> I can't find pax as a package in the cygwin setup program. Is it known under
> some other name? Is it even available for Cygwin?
> I need the ability to extract files from an archive to a different name and
> pax is the only archive utility I'm aware of that can do this.
In addition to what Larry wrote:
FYI, if you mean .zip archives, "unzip -p foo.zip bar/baz/x > y" should
extract file bar/baz/x in archive foo.zip as file y in the current
directory. "unzip" is part of the (surprise, surprise) "unzip" package,
as the package search page at <http://cygwin.com/packages/> will tell you.
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