|Serendipitious Compiler Stuff email@example.com (Paul Robinson) (1993-04-05)|
|Re: Serendipitious Compiler Stuff firstname.lastname@example.org (1993-04-08)|
|From:||email@example.com (Icarus Sparry)|
|Organization:||Bath University Computing Services, UK|
|Date:||Thu, 8 Apr 1993 11:13:25 GMT|
Paul Robinson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>Note that these files end in ".z" NOT ".Z" so you need GNUZIP to decompress
>them, NOT compress. ...
No, these are '.Z' (compress) files. Simtel-20 runs an operating system
which does not distinguish between cases. For simplicity most (all?)
mirror sites map everything to lower case. Simtel-20 filenames can only
have a single '.' in them, so the common extension is '.tar-z'. File
should be renamed to have an extension of '.tar.Z' and then treated in
the normal manner.
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