implode) are command line utilities for creating and opening
.tar.bz2 directories. Because life is too short for
npm install explode -g
You can now use
implode from the command line.
Extract foo.tar into ./foo
Extract foo.tar into ~/bar
explode foo.tar ~/bar
Extract foo.tar.bz2 into ./bar
explode foo.tar.bz2 bar
Implode creates tar files from directories, using the compression indicated by the filename.
Create a foo.tar from the bar directory
implode foo.tar bar
Create a foo.tar.gz from the bar directory
implode foo.tar.gz bar
Create a foo.tar.bz2 from the bar directory.
implode foo.tar.bz2 bar
Implode is forgiving
If you just want to tar a directory, this will do what you expect
implode bar #=> creates bar.tar
Getting the args the wrong way around works as you expect
implode foo bar.tar
To Heather Arthur for creating replace, on which this is based.