thanx

anil

p.s. i looked earlier at -t, infact i was also trying to use -x with -t.

-----Original Message-----
From: Willie Viljoen [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2003 1:39 PM
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Subject: Re: new bie (tar command)


On Friday 21 February 2003 20:29, Anil Garg wrote:
> How can i see the contents of a .tar or .tgz file without extracting
> it.( i couldnt find that in man tar)

tar -ztvf tarball.tgz

Incidentally, this is in the man page :)

   -t
   --list         List the contents of an archive; if filename arguments
are
                   given, only those files are listed, otherwise the
entire
                   table of contents is listed.


>
> Thanx
> anil (FreeBSD user)
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