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Re: Expanding HPUX .depot files on a windows box?

by davis (Vicar)
on Nov 09, 2005 at 18:46 UTC ( #507167=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Expanding HPUX .depot files on a windows box?

HP-UX .depot files are in fact glorified tar files. You could use Archive::Tar files if you really wanted to look inside them. I've got to ask though: why would you want to do this? -- those files are almost always useful only to HP-UX systems.

davis
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Re^2: Expanding HPUX .depot files on a windows box?
by slloyd (Hermit) on Nov 09, 2005 at 20:03 UTC
      In that case, if you've got access to an HP-UX box,
      swlist -l file -s $PWD/filename.depot
      is The Right Way.

      davis
      Kids, you tried your hardest, and you failed miserably. The lesson is: Never try.
Re^2: Expanding HPUX .depot files on a windows box?
by slloyd (Hermit) on Nov 09, 2005 at 21:01 UTC

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