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Re: Emacs 22.2.91 pretest

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: Emacs 22.2.91 pretest
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 18:16:36 +0200
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20071031 Thunderbird/ Mnenhy/

Drew Adams wrote:
> Also, FWIW, I tried downloading emacs-22.2.91.tar.gz from the parent dir by
> clicking its link (in IE 6), but WinZip complained after downloading ("Error
> reading header after processing 0 entries), and I ended up with an empty 
> archive
> (nothing to extract). I had to instead right-click the link, choose Save 
> Target
> As, change the default name from *.tar.tar (?) to *.tar.gz, save, and then 
> open
> the saved *.tar.gz archive - that works. Dunno if this is a WinZip problem or
> something else, but other Windows users might run into the same issue.

Yes, on windows zip files are better than *.tar.gz files. However if you
need to handle *.tar.gz files then 7-zip is much better than WinZip (or
at least WinZip was not good at this, I have not been using it for a
very long time now).

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