GSP
Quick Navigator

Search Site

Unix VPS
A - Starter
B - Basic
C - Preferred
D - Commercial
MPS - Dedicated
Previous VPSs
* Sign Up! *

Support
Contact Us
Online Help
Handbooks
Domain Status
Man Pages

FAQ
Virtual Servers
Pricing
Billing
Technical

Network
Facilities
Connectivity
Topology Map

Miscellaneous
Server Agreement
Year 2038
Credits
 

USA Flag

 

 

Man Pages


Manual Reference Pages  -  PAK (1)

NAME

pak - The QuakeForge Packfile Tool

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Commands
Options
Bugs
Authors

SYNOPSIS

pak <command> [options] ARCHIVE FILE...

DESCRIPTION

pak is a utility for managing pack (*.pak) archives. The format used is compatible with Quake and Quake II. Pak archives are a convenient way to store groups of related files. Some engines allow pak archives to be compressed internally.

COMMANDS

pak accepts the following arguments as a command. Only one command may be used at a time.
-c, --create
  Create an archive. Overwrites any contents the archive may have had.
-t, --test Test an archive for valid formatting.
-x, --extract
  Extract an archive. Overwrites any files in the current directory with the same names as those inside the archive.
-h, --help Show summary of options.
-V, --version
  Show the version of pak.

OPTIONS

pak takes the following arguments as options.
-f, --file ARCHIVE
  Use ARCHIVE as the archive filename, instead of the first non-option argument. This option is provided for compatibility with older versions of pak.
-p, --pad Can be useful when creating an archive. File space is padded to a 4-byte boundary, assisting in the speed of loading files from the archive. The file data itself is not changed.
-q, --quiet
  Inhibit some of pak’s normal output.
-v, --verbose
  Display more output than usual.

EXIT STATUS

pak returns a zero exit status when it has completed a command successfully (without error). Otherwise, it returns a non-zero exit status.

BUGS

The program does not currently handle compression or decompression. This is planned for a future version.

The program does not currently handle extraction of individual files inside an archive. This is planned for a future version.

The program cannot modify an archive once it has been created.

AUTHORS

Bill Currie (taniwha@quakeforge.net) wrote most of the program.

Jeff Teunissen (deek@quakeforge.net) wrote the command-line interface and the documentation.

SEE ALSO

quakeforge(1), qfcc(1)
Search for    or go to Top of page |  Section 1 |  Main Index


QuakeForge PAK (1) 03 May, 2002

Powered by GSP Visit the GSP FreeBSD Man Page Interface.
Output converted with manServer 1.07.