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shell Extract function
function extract {
if [ -z "$1" ]; then
# display usage if no parameters given
echo "Usage: extract <path/file_name>.<zip|rar|bz2|gz|tar|tbz2|tgz|Z|7z|xz|ex|tar.bz2|tar.gz|tar.xz>"
echo " extract <path/file_name_1.ext> [path/file_name_2.ext] [path/file_name_3.ext]"
return 1
else
for n in $@
do
if [ -f "$n" ] ; then
case "${n%,}" in
*.tar.bz2|*.tar.gz|*.tar.xz|*.tbz2|*.tgz|*.txz|*.tar)
tar -vzxf "$n" ;;
*.lzma) unlzma ./"$n" ;;
*.bz2) bunzip2 ./"$n" ;;
*.rar) unrar x -ad ./"$n" ;;
*.gz) gunzip ./"$n" ;;
*.zip) unzip ./"$n" ;;
*.z) uncompress ./"$n" ;;
*.7z|*.arj|*.cab|*.chm|*.deb|*.dmg|*.iso|*.lzh|*.msi|*.rpm|*.udf|*.wim|*.xar)
7z x ./"$n" ;;
*.xz) unxz ./"$n" ;;
*.exe) cabextract ./"$n" ;;
*)
echo "extract: '$n' - unknown archive method"
return 1
;;
esac
else
echo "'$n' - file does not exist"
return 1
fi
done
fi
}
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