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RE: Alien to .tar.gz


Andrew McRobert LLB B.Sc(Comp. Sci)
IT Officer, School of Law
Perth, Western Australia
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-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Werner [mailto:reznaeous@earthlink.net]
Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2000 11:15 AM
To: Debian-Users (E-mail)
Subject: Re: Alien to .tar.gz

Andrew McRobert wrote:
> hi
> Does anyone know the syntax to use 'alien' to convert from rpm to .tar.gz.
> The man page says this can be done, but doesn't say how ... the closest
> thing listed is "alien -t [file]" which produces [file].tgz ...

<filename>.tgz == <filename>.tar.gz
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