[wp-hackers] Upgrade instructions fatally flawed for Mac

Aaron Brazell abrazell at b5media.com
Wed Jan 17 18:50:27 GMT 2007

I'm not aware of a tar flag either, but you could certainly script  
it. drop it in /usr/bin just so you have it for use later just by  
typing the command

bash script wp-untar:
wget http://www.wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz >&2>/dev/null
tar zxvf latest.tar.gz
rsync -r wordpress/* dest_dir/

Aaron Brazell
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On Jan 17, 2007, at 10:43 AM, Scot Hacker wrote:

> If I could  tell the tar command  to unpack its contents into a  
> destination dir without creating the "wordpress" parent directory,  
> this process would be easier. But I have not been able to find a  
> tar flag to do that. Suggestions?

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