[CentOS] Extract Pax archive

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

> 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)