extracting a single file from a package

David Jenkins david.jenkins at gmail.com
Wed Nov 24 14:13:13 PST 2004

On Wed, 24 November, 2004 21:19, Abid Saigol said:
> 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?



# tar xvjpf PACKAGENAME.tbz

Then copy over the required binary to the relevant place.


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