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Re: files in install tarballs



On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 07:25:21PM -0400, STeve Andre' wrote:
> Even easier and faster:
> 
>      tar tvfz comp29.tgz > comp29.txt
> 
> The -z flag is the equivalent of doing a gzip compress or uncompress
> depending on what you are doing.  Do a   man tar   for all the details.
> 
> --STeve Andre'
> 

Yes, I was doing this, and then like a frieght train it hit me --
just make the patches from the differences in the tarballs, not the
whole distrib.  

Thanks for everyone's suggestions.

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