Problem with unpacking of gpc-20010423_tar.gz

Ernst-Ludwig Bohnen bohnen at mail.desy.de
Fri May 11 14:51:20 CEST 2001



On Fri, 11 May 2001, Kocherlakota Harikrishna wrote:

> Hello,
> I tried to download the GPC version 'gpc-20010423_tar.gz' which was
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> successful. But while trying to unpapack it with command
> Gunzip gpc-20010423_tar.gz
> an error message is seen :' INVALID COMPRESSED DATA - FORMAT VIOLATED'.

On SuSE 6.3 with gunzip 1.2.4 (18 Aug 93) I could not verify your
problem after downloading gpc-20010423.tar.gz from:
ftp://agnes.dida.physik.uni-essen.de/gnu-pascal/current/
and then typing
gunzip -c name.tar.gz gpc-20010423.tar.gz | tar -xvf - <RET>
produced dir gpc-20010423, wich contais dir p etc.

Ernst-Ludwig




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