) I have TAR files compressed with gzip option "-z" that I must
) uncompress on a different remote system that does not have the gzip
) option with "tar -xvf". How do I uncompress without "-z"? I am not
) given the luxury of reconfiguring the remote system to do anything
) about this (it's a FreeBSD Unix platform).
gunzip -c <file.tar.gz> | tar -xvf -
If you don't have gunzip (or gzip -d) installed, you're basically ed.
Disclaimer: I am in no way responsible for any of the statements
made in the above text. For all I know I might be
drugged or something..
No I'm not paranoid. You all think I'm paranoid, don't you !