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ptargrep (1)

Name

ptargrep - Apply pattern matching to the contents of files in a tar archive

Synopsis

ptargrep [options] <pattern> <tar file> ...

Options:

--basename|-b     ignore directory paths from archive
--ignore-case|-i  do case-insensitive pattern matching
--list-only|-l    list matching filenames rather than extracting matches
--verbose|-v      write debugging message to STDERR
--help|-?         detailed help message

Description

Perl Programmers Reference Guide                                   PTARGREP(1)



NAME
       ptargrep - Apply pattern matching to the contents of files in a tar
       archive

SYNOPSIS
         ptargrep [options] <pattern> <tar file> ...

         Options:

          --basename|-b     ignore directory paths from archive
          --ignore-case|-i  do case-insensitive pattern matching
          --list-only|-l    list matching filenames rather than extracting matches
          --verbose|-v      write debugging message to STDERR
          --help|-?         detailed help message

DESCRIPTION
       This utility allows you to apply pattern matching to the contents of
       files contained in a tar archive.  You might use this to identify all
       files in an archive which contain lines matching the specified pattern
       and either print out the pathnames or extract the files.

       The pattern will be used as a Perl regular expression (as opposed to a
       simple grep regex).

       Multiple tar archive filenames can be specified - they will each be
       processed in turn.

OPTIONS
       --basename (alias -b)
           When matching files are extracted, ignore the directory path from
           the archive and write to the current directory using the basename
           of the file from the archive.  Beware: if two matching files in the
           archive have the same basename, the second file extracted will
           overwrite the first.

       --ignore-case (alias -i)
           Make pattern matching case-insensitive.

       --list-only (alias -l)
           Print the pathname of each matching file from the archive to
           STDOUT.  Without this option, the default behaviour is to extract
           each matching file.

       --verbose (alias -v)
           Log debugging info to STDERR.

       --help (alias -?)
           Display this documentation.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2010 Grant McLean <grantm@cpan.org>

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under the same terms as Perl itself.



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |   ATTRIBUTE VALUE     |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Availability   | runtime/perl-526      |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Stability      | Pass-through volatile |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
NOTES
       This software was built from source available at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.  The original community
       source was downloaded from
       http://www.cpan.org/src/5.0/perl-5.26.3.tar.bz2

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.perl.org/.



perl v5.26.3                      2019-02-11                       PTARGREP(1)