O, great WordPress and UNIX Gurus, perhaps you can help where many, many online MAN pages have failed me. I’m quite practiced at installing WordPress from scratch with the command:
tar -xvzf wordpress.x.x.x.tar.gz
Which unpacks everything nice and neat into a new subdirectory called ‘wordpress.’
Now. Can’t I use a variation on the same command to unpack a WordPress version upgrade over an existing one? My problem is, my WordPress install directories have different names. If I have an existing WordPress install in:
How do I unpack a WordPress upgrade over the WordPress files in ‘bobsblog’? What’s the UNIX command? I know this is elementary, but I just can’t figure it out!
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