BunZip and an extra question

Wilhelm Person wilper-8@ludd.luth.se
Thu Jan 3 10:28:00 GMT 2002

IIRC bzip wasn't in the packages selected by default when I installed
cygwin, perhaps if it was added we'd see fewer

Or failing that, start to pack the stuff with regular gzip.


On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 04:40:48PM +0000, Mark Himsley wrote:
> >On Thu, 3 Jan 2002 10:14:27 -0600  you wrote:
> >
> >>------_=_NextPart_000_01C19471.B74767D0
> >>Content-Type: image/gif;
> >>	name="image001.gif"
> >>Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
> >>Content-Disposition: attachment;
> >>	filename="image001.gif"
> >
> >I think we'd all be grateful if you could stop sending HTML/GIF files to the
> >recipients on this list!
> >
> >>Hmm trying to follow the install procedure for Xfree86 and bunzip isn't
> >>happening.  Is this a separate compression app I need to install?  Also
> >>is cygwin blending in with my local windows environment, I right
> >>clicked in the cygwin box and got a lot of registry info and other
> >>stuff as a response to the mouse click.
> >
> >Maybe more information from you would elicit a reply.  I'm sure that
> >you understand that "isn't happening" and "got a lot of registry info
> >and other stuff" does not give the list members much to go on and
> >therefore I expect your request for help will go un-heeded.
> Even more important -- use the correct mailing list.
> Personally, I'm amazed at the amount of trouble that the simple act of
> un-bzip2ing a tar archive generates for the cygwin-xfree project but
> they're somewhat used to dealing with these questions.
> So, send email to the cygwin-xfree mailing list and they'll probably
> help you.
> Can I again suggest that people redirect X-related questions to this
> mailing list?
> I've Cc'd this message there and reset the reply-to so that replies should
> go there as well.
> cgf

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