[JDEV] re: jabbertest

Dustin Puryear dpuryear at usa.net
Tue Aug 21 09:26:10 CDT 2001

On 21 Aug 2001 10:09:53 -0400, Benjamin Reed wrote:
> Dustin Puryear [dpuryear at usa.net] wrote:
> > > try tar -xvzf
> > 
> > Then why would it work _BEFORE_ I posted it to sf.net? Anyway, someone
> > else let me know that Mozilla unarchives a tar file for some odd reason.
> > That was the reason. Thanks.
> It most likely didn't work the way you think it did.  the "f" in
> "xvzf" takes an argument, it has to have a filename after it.
> "tar xvfz filename.tar.gz" tries to extract the file ./filename.tar.gz
> from a non-gzipped tarball called "z".

And next you will be telling me the sky is blue. ;)

The problem ended up being Mozilla. Thanks.

Regards, Dustin

Dustin Puryear <dpuryear at usa.net>
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