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How to uncompress and untar a file in one command.

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How do I uncompress and untar a file below in one command?

filename.tar.Z

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Question by:AIX25
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woolmilkporc earned 500 total points
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That's not possible with AIX tar.
Get GNU tar from perzl.org and use its "-z" flag,

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by:Tintin
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OK, not one command, but doesn't require GNU tar


uncompress -c filename.tar.Z | tar xvf -

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by:AIX25
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Thank you Tintin for that comment.

Tintin and Woolmilkporc, please look at question "ID: 27344252 "..

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