extracting a single file from a package
kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Nov 24 13:29:33 PST 2004
On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 04:19:54PM -0500, Abid Saigol wrote:
> I have installed courier mail server from packages. It seems that a single
> executable file is corrupted. I don't want to reinstall the package as I
> don't want to reset my configuration info. Is there any way to extract a
> single binary file from the package archive?
It's just a compressed tarball, so you'd use tar. Reinstalling the
package shouldn't destroy your configuration though, unless there's a
serious problem with the package.
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