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Re: unzipping source files

From: <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 15:05:55 +0200
Message-Id: <199909201305.PAA15874@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: Andrew Pam <xanni@glasswings.com.au>
cc: VE3LL@RAC.CA, www-amaya@w3.org
In-reply-to: Your message of Mon, 13 Sep 1999 20:01:29 +1000."
             <19990913200129.B918@kira.glasswings.com.au> 

> On Mon, Sep 13, 1999 at 09:28:20AM +0000, Ramzi Guetari wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> I believe ".tgz" will also let WinZip know it's a .tar.gz file.
> You might want to use that extension for that reason.

Good suggestion. We'll change in the next release.

> 
> Cheers,
> 	*** Xanni ***
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  Irene.
Received on Monday, 20 September 1999 09:06:24 UTC

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