Extracting patch.tar.bz2s

Daniel Gryniewicz dang at fprintf.net
Wed Mar 28 19:38:14 PST 2001


Hi.

The patches (at least in 2.4) weren't tar'd, just g or b zipped.  Inside,
they are just one patch file.  So, of course tar would complain.

Daniel
> Hi,
> I am probably  missing something obvious. Everytime I try to extract the
> patch files for various programs, I get a message saying that the archive is
> garbage. I have tried bzcat "filename" | tar xv and tar xIvpf "filename"
> Thanks,
> Mandi
> 
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