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MAN page from Fedora 4 cabextract-1.1-3.el4.i386.rpm

CABEXTRACT

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: April 20, 2003
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NAME

cabextract - program to extract files from Microsoft cabinet (.cab) archives 

SYNOPSIS

cabextract[-ddir][-f][-Fpattern][-h][-l][-L][-p][-q][-s][-v] cabinet files ... 

DESCRIPTION

cabextractis a program that un-archives files in theMicrosoft cabinet file format (.cab) or any binary file which containsan embedded cabinet file (frequently found in .exe files).

cabextractwill extract all files from all cabinet files specified on the command line

To extract a multi-part cabinet consisting of severalfiles, only thefirstcabinet file needs to be given as an argument tocabextractas it will automatically look for the remaining files. To preventcabextractfrom extracting or listing cabinet files you did not specify, use the-soption. 

OPTIONS

A summary of options is included below.
-d dir
Extracts all files into the directory dir.
-f
When extracting cabinet files, corrupted MSZIP blocks will be ignored.A warning will be printed if a corrupted MSZIP block is encountered.
-F pattern
Only files with names that match the shell pattern pattern shall beextracted. On non-GNU systems, this match is case-sensitive.
-h
Prints a page of help and exits.
-l
Lists the contents of the given cabinet files, rather than extracting them.
-L
When extracting cabinet files, makes each extracted file's name lowercase.
-p
Files shall be extracted to standard output.
-q
When extracting cabinet files, suppresses all messages except errors andwarnings.
-s
When listing or extracting cabinets which span multiple files, only cabinetfiles given on the command line shall be used.
-v
If given alone on the command line, prints the version ofcabextractand exits. Given with a list of cabinet files, it will list the contentsof the cabinet files.
 

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Stuart Caie <kyzerAATT4u.net>, based onthe one written by Eric Sharkey <sharkeyAATTdebian.org>, for the DebianGNU/Linux system.


 

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