Re: Format of .deb files
> My question is, basically, can I extract files from .deb format packages
> on a Windows box? Presumably, .deb files are internally some form of
> tar/cpio archive - can I get at the tar so that I can unpack it (I have
> Windows gzip, tar, etc utilities).
deb files are `ar' archives, they contain gzipped tar files, one of
which contains the data, and another one contains the control scripts.
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