gunzip and the Kerberos distributions

Steven M. Wheeler smwtul at
Wed Jun 2 08:44:53 EDT 2004

Interesting, when I right click them they show the extension tar.gz and 
that is how they download.  I will re-download as just .tar and try again.

BTW: Is there an ftp site I can get these from?

Thanks very much!

Ken Raeburn wrote:

> On Jun 1, 2004, at 15:51, Steven M. Wheeler wrote:
>> I have downloaded both
>> krb5-1.3.3-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz
>> krb5-1.3.3.tar.gz
>> and am unable to get gunzip to recognize either one.  When I try i 
>> get the following error: not in gzip format
> Our web site has tar files, not gzipped files.  The tar files 
> *contain* gzipped files and PGP signature files of the gzipped files, 
> but since the tar file combining them isn't particularly compressible, 
> we don't bother.
> So, which files are you trying to uncompress, the (already 
> uncompressed) tar files downloaded from MIT, or the gzipped files 
> contained within them (and not directly accessible for downloading as 
> your message seems to imply)?
> Ken

Thank you
Steven Wheeler

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