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From: "Dave Cleary" <cleary at uunet dot uu dot net>
Subject: Re: What is .tar.gz format
Date: Jan 23 1996 12:10PM

In reference to what MrFreedom@aol.com said:
> 
> I have downloaded perl. 
> 
> What tool on UNIX (or DOS/Windows) will correctly expand the file???

The .gz is a GNU zip file.  Use gunzip.  It will replace the .gz file
with just the .tar file.  Then use tar xvf to xtract the files.  It will
build the subdirs under the current directory.


> 
> Thanks 
> 
> 
> 


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