Re: tar

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Tue May 09 2000 - 21:13:12 CEST

On Tue, May 09, 2000 at 01:28:14PM -0500, nicely wrote:
> hi.. adventuring further into the land of MU, I was trying to install the free pascal compiler, and the tar utilitly doesn't have the -z option (gzip I assume)... I think I can unpack manually, but I just wanted to know if this was removed for size, or where I can find a "bigger" tar to use, also how to untar to a specified directory.

Unpack using pipe:

                # gzip -dc x.tgz | (cd /dest-dir; tar -xvf-)

> Mu + free pascal ( would make my day :). I don't know if it will even work on my system, but it would be nice to see. perhaps (if it does work) I'll make an FPC addon for MU

In the GCC disk there is a Pascal-to-C translator called "p2c". Try it!


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