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From "Tom Ray" <...@blazestudios.com>
Subject Re: What is significance of the .gz extention?
Date Mon, 08 Jul 2002 18:24:54 GMT
Never knew that..thanks for the info!

----- Original Message -----
From: <mjbjr@beaudesign.com>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, July 08, 2002 1:35 PM
Subject: Re: What is significance of the .gz extention?


> On Mon, Jul 08, 2002 at 01:21:08PM -0400, Tom Ray wrote:
> > This is a Gzip file, it's a form of compression. Generally, files are
TAR'd then to compress them a little more, Gzip'd. To un-gzip this file run
this:
> >
> > gunzip httpd-2.0.39.tar.gz
> >
> > this will give you the file httpd-2.0.39.tar and then you can just
untarxi
> > it and you're rockin like Dokken
>
> Actually, 'tar' can handle both tar and gzip functions, at least for
unpacking:
>
>    tar -zxvf httpd-2.0.39.tar.gz
>
> will both unzip and untar in one step.
>
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