[RndTbl] Mounting UFS

Sean Cody sean at tinfoilhat.ca
Fri Aug 19 22:25:47 CDT 2011

Try tar xvf file.tar -C /tmp/someotherroot/

On 2011-08-19, at 7:19 PM, Kevin McGregor wrote:

> I have a TAR file (well, many) created with Solaris 10. I can restore it under same, but it seems the Solaris version of tar doesn't give you the option of stripping the leading "/" when restoring, which is a slight problem for my situation.
> Did I miss something, and it can restore to a relative path after all?
> Does anyone have any other suggestions, such as other utilities to use or even OSs with a more flexible tar that can mount a UFS slice?
> Kevin
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