Re: Hypermail runs with cygwin on Win9x!

From: Xual <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 17:52:45 -0600 (MDT)
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On Thu, 14 Oct 1999, Crispen, Bob wrote:

> Extracting hypermail:
> * Save the tarball in a local folder. If you're using Netscape,
> don't forget to make the dot that Netscape turned into an
> underscore a dot again. That is, the file should be named
> hypermail-2b25.tar.gz, not hypermail-2b25_tar.gz.
> * Using WinZip, open the file and extract it into some other
> folder. Make sure that "Use folder names" is checked on
> the Extract menu.
> * If you don't have WinZip, you'll need to copy the tarball
> to a Unix machine on which you have a shell account, extract
> the files, and copy them all back to your Windows machine.

Only one comment, as I gave up on cygwin around b19 and moved to linux... tar and gzip are both included in the shell install, so:

tar zxvf hypermail-2b25.tar.gz

will work fine within the bash shell.


"Misery is boundless"
	-Xual the Torturer, on the Eve of the Sundering.

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Received on Fri 15 Oct 1999 01:51:11 AM GMT

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