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Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2008 21:57:24 -0700
From: Cam Ellison <cam@ellisonpsychology.ca>
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] extract contents of deb package
To: l <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>

Brian Lavender wrote:
>How do I extract the contents of a deb package? I tried 
>
>dpkg-deb -x . ossim-server_0.9.9-3_i386.deb
>dpkg-deb: error reading version number from file .: Is a directory
>
>Seems like this is what it ought to be from the man page, but it doesn't
>work.
>
>  

If all you want to do is see what's there, use Midnight Commander.

Cam



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