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From: msm at pswtech dot com
Subject: Re: What is .tar.gz format
Date: Jan 23 1996 2:39PM

You wrote:
> 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.
> 
>
or alternatively you could use gnutar which has gzip decompression
built in:
	gnutar -xvzf 
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