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Re: unzipping source files

From: Ramzi Guetari <Ramzi.Guetari@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1999 09:28:20 +0000
Message-ID: <37DCC3B4.FEBD71B1@w3.org>
To: VE3LL@RAC.CA, www-amaya@w3.org
In-reply-to: Your message of Tue, 17 Aug 1999 13:21:34 -0400."
             <199908171717.NAA08949@admin.cgocable.net> 

Hi John,

The original name of the tar file is amaya-src2.1.tar.gz unfortunately
Windows renames it to amaya-src-2_1_tar.gz and WinZip does not
understand 
that it is a gzipped tar file. So you have to rename it to
amaya-src2_1.tar.gz and then use WInzip and it will work.

>whien i use winzip 7.0 to try to unzip sources
>i get a message saying
>"please enter the full name of file within
>amaya-src-2_1_tar.gz 
>and it defaults to
>amaya-src-2_1_tar.
>trying the default unzips into a 22 meg block
>but doesnt break it down any further
>and i am in the blind as to what other step to follow
>or what name to have given at the name it stage ...
>it seems that this is quite awkward compared to .zip programs
>which simply prompt for a directory (with appropriate
>one like program files\amaya\src as a default and
>then just unpackages each little file where it should go
>if someone has done it with tar.gz format successfully 
>to a windows 95 system  then perhaps they can offer
>notes up on the download site ....   
>
>john russell  VE3LL@RAC.CA
>
>homepage: http://web.cgocable.net/~jrussel

  Ramzi.

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