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PTAR(1) 						 Perl Programmers Reference Guide						   PTAR(1)

NAME
ptar - a tar-like program written in perl DESCRIPTION
ptar is a small, tar look-alike program that uses the perl module Archive::Tar to extract, create and list tar archives. SYNOPSIS
ptar -c [-v] [-z] [-C] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -] FILE FILE ... ptar -x [-v] [-z] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -] ptar -t [-z] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -] ptar -h OPTIONS
c Create ARCHIVE_FILE or STDOUT (-) from FILE x Extract from ARCHIVE_FILE or STDIN (-) t List the contents of ARCHIVE_FILE or STDIN (-) f Name of the ARCHIVE_FILE to use. Default is './default.tar' z Read/Write zlib compressed ARCHIVE_FILE (not always available) v Print filenames as they are added or extracted from ARCHIVE_FILE h Prints this help message C CPAN mode - drop 022 from permissions SEE ALSO
tar(1), L<Archive::Tar>. perl v5.14.2 2014-09-30 PTAR(1)

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CPANPLUS::Internals::Extract(3pm)			 Perl Programmers Reference Guide			 CPANPLUS::Internals::Extract(3pm)

NAME
CPANPLUS::Internals::Extract SYNOPSIS
### for source files ### $self->_gunzip( file => 'foo.gz', output => 'blah.txt' ); ### for modules/packages ### $dir = $self->_extract( module => $modobj, extractdir => '/some/where' ); DESCRIPTION
CPANPLUS::Internals::Extract extracts compressed files for CPANPLUS. It can do this by either a pure perl solution (preferred) with the use of "Archive::Tar" and "Compress::Zlib", or with binaries, like "gzip" and "tar". The flow looks like this: $cb->_extract Delegate to Archive::Extract METHODS
$dir = _extract( module => $modobj, [perl => '/path/to/perl', extractdir => '/path/to/extract/to', prefer_bin => BOOL, verbose => BOOL, force => BOOL] ) "_extract" will take a module object and extract it to "extractdir" if provided, or the default location which is obtained from your config. The file name is obtained by looking at "$modobj->status->fetch" and will be parsed to see if it's a tar or zip archive. If it's a zip archive, "__unzip" will be called, otherwise "__untar" will be called. In the unlikely event the file is of neither format, an error will be thrown. "_extract" takes the following options: module A "CPANPLUS::Module" object. This is required. extractdir The directory to extract the archive to. By default this looks something like: /CPANPLUS_BASE/PERL_VERSION/BUILD/MODULE_NAME prefer_bin A flag indicating whether you prefer a pure perl solution, ie "Archive::Tar" or "Archive::Zip" respectively, or a binary solution like "unzip" and "tar". perl The path to the perl executable to use for any perl calls. Also used to determine the build version directory for extraction. verbose Specifies whether to be verbose or not. Defaults to your corresponding config entry. force Specifies whether to force the extraction or not. Defaults to your corresponding config entry. All other options are passed on verbatim to "__unzip" or "__untar". Returns the directory the file was extracted to on success and false on failure. perl v5.12.1 2010-04-26 CPANPLUS::Internals::Extract(3pm)
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