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Re: Comments on INSTALL for 1.1.0-rc1

From: Klaus Rennecke <kre_at_tigris.org>
Date: 2004-07-22 22:51:29 CEST

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
>>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.

> [...] Also,
> cygwin created files have weird acls because of the contortions it goes
> through to emulate unix file permissions.

Oh. Good to know, I'll have to keep an eye out for that.


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