[Rpcemu] Information for users and developers

Frank de Bruijn rpcemu-sub at aconet.nl
Thu May 27 22:49:39 PDT 2010


In article <511e1ff947jcgl at audiomisc.co.uk>,
   Jim Lesurf <jcgl at audiomisc.co.uk> wrote:

> I downloaded the tar.gz ok. But when I tried to use the 'tar xvfz...'
> command I got the errors

> gzip: stdin: not in gzip format
> tar: Child returned status 1
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

> ls confirmed I was in the correct place and that the rpcemu file was
> present.

> Since I am using ROX I then used the ROX app 'Archive' and this quite
> happily extracted the files as I think tar should have done. No idea
> what I was doing wrong with the tar command in a terminal.

The instructions were wrong for the file you downloaded.

The filename rpcemu-0.8.6.tar.gz suggests the file is a tar compressed
with gzip. It isn't. It's an uncompressed tar, so unpacking doesn't
require the z-switch.

Regards,
Frank




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