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Re^3: Parse a tar.gz file without unzipping and uncompressing unzipping?

by ctilmes (Priest)
on Dec 06, 2010 at 14:13 UTC ( #875615=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Parse a tar.gz file without unzipping and uncompressing unzipping?
in thread Parse a tar.gz file without unzipping and uncompressing unzipping?

my $pipecmd = "zcat $file | tar  -O -xf -"; # -O, extract files to standard output

Your tar may even have support for uncompressing built in, look for the tar option "-Z" for uncompress and "-z" for unzip.

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