TAR (Extract with subfolders)

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Old 05-24-2002
TAR (Extract with subfolders)


I've uploaded a .tar file (created with Windows) containing my homepage to my webserver.

Now I'd like to extract the file on the server. I can do that with SSH.


If i enter this command:

tar -xf homepage.tar

only the files in the root directory of the file get extracted.

Is their any option so that subfolders will be created and the files will be put there?
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Old 05-24-2002

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Old 05-30-2002
A tip....try using tar -xvf...(adding the v option).

This will give you verbosity - so you can see exacctly what is being done by tar.
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