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# Extract archives - use: extract <file>
# Based on http://dotfiles.org/~pseup/.bashrc
function extract() {
if [ -f "$1" ] ; then
local filename=$(basename "$1")
local foldername="${filename%%.*}"
local fullpath=`perl -e 'use Cwd "abs_path";print abs_path(shift)' "$1"`
local didfolderexist=false
if [ -d "$foldername" ]; then
didfolderexist=true
read -p "$foldername already exists, do you want to overwrite it? (y/n) " -n 1
echo
if [[ $REPLY =~ ^[Nn]$ ]]; then
return
fi
fi
mkdir -p "$foldername" && cd "$foldername"
case $1 in
*.tar.bz2) tar xjf "$fullpath" ;;
*.tar.gz) tar xzf "$fullpath" ;;
*.tar.xz) tar Jxvf "$fullpath" ;;
*.tar.Z) tar xzf "$fullpath" ;;
*.tar) tar xf "$fullpath" ;;
*.taz) tar xzf "$fullpath" ;;
*.tb2) tar xjf "$fullpath" ;;
*.tbz) tar xjf "$fullpath" ;;
*.tbz2) tar xjf "$fullpath" ;;
*.tgz) tar xzf "$fullpath" ;;
*.txz) tar Jxvf "$fullpath" ;;
*.zip) unzip "$fullpath" ;;
*) echo "'$1' cannot be extracted via extract()" && cd .. && ! $didfolderexist && rm -r "$foldername" ;;
esac
else
echo "'$1' is not a valid file"
fi
}
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