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Re: Linux Tool to Open Windows Self-Extracting Archives

On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 09:34:28PM +0000, Joe Freeman wrote:
| On Wed, 09 Mar 2005 15:25:44 -0600, Martin McCormick
| <martin@dc.cis.okstate.edu> wrote:
| >         After a couple of google searches that didn't turn up anything
| > useful, I ask the following question:
| > 
| > Is there a UNIX utility that will unpack the archives in one of those
| > Windows .exe executable self-extracting archives?
| As a bit of a long shot - have you tried just running it through
| unzip? I was reading about this the other day - a lot of the time, the
| .exe is just a zip file. But I guess there must be some executable
| code in there somewhere, but maybe it'll just get ignorred by unzip.

FYI that does work just fine for self-extracting zip files.  It
doesn't work for other "exe" files, naturally.


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