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Re: Comments on INSTALL for 1.1.0-rc1

From: Russell Yanofsky <rey4_at_columbia.edu>
Date: 2004-07-22 23:04:37 CEST

"Klaus Rennecke" <kre@tigris.org> wrote in message
news:410028D1.9030409@tigris.org...
> Russell Yanofsky wrote:
> > "Klaus Rennecke" <kre@tigris.org> wrote in message
> > news:40FF99C2.5040008@tigris.org...
> >
> >>Martin Tomes wrote:
> >>
> >>>[...]
> >>>I am updating the INSTALL Windows section, does anyone know if the tar
> >>>at http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/ will unpack
> >>>subversion-1.1.0-rc1.tar.gz?
> >>>
> >>
> >>Since that version of tar is derived from GNU tar, it can handle
> >>POSIX.1. However, it is *not* able to unpack gzip files, neither is it
> >>able to pipe from gzip.
> >
> >
> > It can pipe from gzip, I do it all the time.
> >
> > gunzip -c file.tar.gz | tar -x
> > [...]
>
> Oh, is this with the package from gnuwin32 quoted above? I'm surprised
> because it said that it cannot pipe, so I did not even try to. Huh.

At http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/tar.htm it says it "cannot pipe
its output," but it can pipe input. Don't ask me why it can't pipe output, I
don't make tarballs on windows anyway.

- Russ

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