BIG HINT: read the man page for tar as tardist files are tar files.

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>Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2004 08:31:26 +0000 (UTC)
>From: Rick
>Subject: how to extract a file from a tardist
>To: info-iris-admin@ARL.ARMY.MIL


>is there any way to extract a single file which is located into a tardist
>distribution?
>I would like to extract only a few files (cyradm for example) from
>fw_cyrus-imapd tardist, without having to install all the
>cyrus-imapd tardist and all the dependencies associated.
>than kyou


>Rick


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