[SunHELP] extract tar file in the current directory?

Steve Sandau ssandau at gwi.net
Wed Nov 24 09:43:18 CST 2004

>>Solaris tar will *keep* leading slashes unless you specify -p when you
>>create the archive. GNU tar will *remove* leading slashes by default.
> Thanks for pointing that out. I forgot, that i replaced solaris tar with GNU 
> tar.

I replaced Solaris tar for that reason and because I can use the -z 
flag. I just had to do that on another box recently so I remebered. ;-)


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