tar

John Fortin fortinj@attglobal.net
Sat Mar 18 07:03:00 GMT 2000


rick Slovene wrote:
> 
> I cant untar any files.
> I type tar -x file.tar
> and then it just does nothing
> 
> ie.
> START
> bash-2.02$tar -x file.tar[ENTER]
> [CNTRL+C](it just sits there and does nothing, same with tar -t)
> bash-2.02$
> END

try 'tar -xvf foo.tar'

the -xvf tells tar to extract(x), be verbose(v), the following file(f)

John

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