Howarth, Richard
Wed Jan 28 04:12:00 GMT 1998

The "-c" option causes gunzip to behave like gzcat i.e. the file is
unzipped to stdout (your screen) rather than another file.
Drop the "-c" option and you should end up with a tar file, which you
will need to unpack with the tar command.
PS the gnu version of tar can (un)compress and (un)archive files in one

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> From: 	Kevin Tighe[]
> Sent: 	28 January 1998 02:38
> To:
> Subject: 	gunzip
> I tried to gunzip emacs and I got a non-stop flow of garbage in the
> window.  Does anyone know what caused this?
> this is the command I entered in bash: "gunzip -c -d emacs_tar.gz"
> -Kevin Tighe
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