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Re: [Xen-devel] download problems

To: Wesley Parish <wes.parish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] download problems
From: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 11:29:52 +0000
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> I've renamed it xen-2.0-src.tar and tar xvf - it and it untarred 
> satisfactorily.
> Somehow it's being ungzipped while being downloaded - it's my problem, not 
> anyone else's.

Your browser is spotting it's a gzip file and "helpfully"
ungzip'ing it for you. Unfortunately it's not bright enough to
realise that it should transform the .tgz extension into .tar.

I guess it's arguable that we should rename our tar balls to
.tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) to work around this confusion.


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