Thursday, November 27, 2014

Extracting a PAX archive file

Today, I had extract a PAX archive file on a mainframe. Having never done this before, I stumbled for a while until I figured out how to do it. For future reference, here's what I needed to do in order to unzip archive.pax:
pax -r < archive.pax
The Wikipedia page for the pax command is a useful source of example usage:

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