How to script automate unTAR of packages

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop73 at
Mon Dec 28 16:06:06 PST 2009

2009/12/28 Mikie <kmb at>:
>> I have difficulty understanding *why* you want to do this mass extraction.
> It's that much less typing.
 Until you add in the time to debug it!  For any program,
even the simplest, the time to get it working properly is
"somewhat longer" than the time to intially create it.

See e.g.

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