hunp: Unpacker tool with DWIM

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hunp is an unpacker tool which does what you mean. By matching on regular expressions, it automagically calls the right unpacking program for you, e.g. "unrar" for files ending in ".rar", etc.

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Versions [RSS] 0.0, 0.1
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Dependencies base (>=3 && <5), bytestring (>0.9 && <2), directory (>1 && <2), filepath (>=1.1 && <2), monads-fd (>0 && <1), parsec (>=3), pcre-light (>0.3 && <1), process (>=1 && <2), split (>=0.1 && <2) [details]
License LicenseRef-GPL
Author Deniz Dogan
Category Console, Utils
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Source repo head: git clone git://
Uploaded by DenizDogan at 2009-06-20T12:38:05Z
Distributions NixOS:0.1
Reverse Dependencies 1 direct, 0 indirect [details]
Executables hunp
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Readme for hunp-0.1

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hunp (written in all lower-case, pronounced like "hump", previously written with
an umlaut (hünp)) is a small tool which automagically extracts anything you pass
to it, the way you want it.  It recognizes a bunch of different file extensions,
such as rar, gz, zip, etc. and can easily be customized using your own
configuration file.

Here are a few examples which should give you the idea...

$ hunp ~/download/lollerskates.tar.gz
Found ~/download/lollerskates.tar.gz
Calling "tar zxvf ~/download/lollerskates.tar.gz"

$ hunp ~/download/Lollerskates.S01E03/
Found ~/download/Lollerskates.S01E03/lol.s01e03.r00
Calling "unrar x ~/download/Lollerskates.S01E03/lol.s01e03.r00"

-q  --quiet    suppress hunp's stdout
-Q  --stfu     suppress hunp'sstdout and stderr
-d  --default  prints the default configuration
-v  --version  prints the version

You can use your own configuration by creating the file ~/.hunp/hunp.conf.  The
file format is pretty simple and you can get a good start by running "hunp -d >
~/.hunp/hunp.conf", which will put the default configuration in that file.

** Format
The configuration file needs to be on the following format:
reg1,reg2	command
reg3	command
reg4,reg5,reg6	command

"regX" means a regular expression (Perl-compatible) and command is any command
that you would normally execute in the shell to unpack a file matching one of
the corresponding regular expressions.  The regular expressions are read
left-to-right, top-to-bottom and will stop on the first match.  Each command
should contain %s as a whole word, i.e. no quotation marks or other stuff is
allowed around it.  Note that the delimiter between regular expressions and
commands is a literal tab character.  It is allowed however to use more than one

unrar x '%s' <- invalid
unrar x %s <- valid
unrar x %s> hello <- invalid

- None.

Get the latest git repository:
$ git clone git://

If you're not interested in the bleeding-edge version of hunp, just
use cabal-install:

$ cabal install hunp