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Re: cvs2svn-1.3.0.tar.tar?

From: Carlos Alberto Costa Beppler <beppler_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-22 19:57:20 CEST

I don´t remember why, but sometimes when you save a .tar.gz on Windows
the browser insists that you must save-it as .tar.tar.

2006/5/22, Christopher Ness <chris@nesser.org>:
> Sameh,
>
> This isn't a development issue. You will likely get more of a response
> on users@subversion.tigris.org next time.
>
> You downloaded the file correctly the first time with a .tar.gz
> extension. I'm not sure why you attempted to save the file with a
> duplicate .tar.tar extension.
> The .gz extension is there to tell you that it is a "compressed" tarball
> using `gzip`.
>
> This is common practice for distributing software to save bandwidth by
> compressing tarballs with `gzip` or `bzip2`
>
> In the future, attempt to use this command to extract `gzip` compressed
> tarballs (bzip2 uses the 'j' flag instead of 'z').
>
> tar -xzf cvs2svn-1.3.0.tar.gz
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
>
> On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 12:45 -0500, Tawfik, Sameh E wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I downloaded cvs2svn-1.3.0.tar.gz to my Windows XP, and it saved it
> > under cvs2svn-1.3.0.tar.tar name, after that I copied this file to a
> > Linux server.
> >
Received on Mon May 22 19:57:50 2006

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