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Re: IZarc problem extracting emacs-24.2.tar.xz

From: Bug Dout
Subject: Re: IZarc problem extracting emacs-24.2.tar.xz
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2013 08:20:51 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2.50 (windows-nt)

Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa@Web.DE> writes:

> Am 28.01.2013 um 21:34 schrieb Bug Dout:
>> I noticed that some files were missing. For instance, .../etc/{DOC,DOC-X} 
>> were not extracted.
> These files are not source code files or needed to build GNU Emacs so
> they are not included in the sources archive.

Your comment is correct and irrelevant. Those files are needed when
using Emacs; and few users of Emacs on Windows will want to build Emacs
anyway. There is something quite wrong with IZArc. Use 7Zip or similar
Nothing unites the English like war. Nothing divides them like
 ~ Hugh Mills

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