[CentOS] Extract Pax archive

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 3 21:38:55 UTC 2010

> Does anyone know how to extract a pax archive in Linux? I have been
> trying with the pax but with no joy perhaps I did not put in the correct
> switches.

pax -r -pe -f archive.pax

(the "e" is to preserve uid, gid, mode, atime, mtime)

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