Tar and a gz Archive [OT]

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at sonic.net
Wed Apr 1 20:55:58 EDT 2020

On 4/1/20 5:13 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote:

> I need to extract from a .tar.gz archive at the command line using "tar" as follows:
> 1) Extract the files from a specific folder in the archive into another folder with no recursion keeping the security levels and have the files owned by the destination folder.

tar xvf #doesn't do the trick? (after gunzipping of course)

> 2) Same as 1 but to recurs n times.

I'm not understanding this.
Of course, that probably means I'm misunderstanding the whole thing.

  Mark Wieder
  ahsoftware at gmail.com

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