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Re: [Chicken-users] 2.2 on windows gunzip and tar

From: Daishi Kato
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] 2.2 on windows gunzip and tar
Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2005 21:33:26 +0900
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At Mon, 07 Nov 2005 15:48:57 -0800,
Brandon J. Van Every wrote:
> Daishi Kato wrote:
> >
> >BTW, chicken-setup requires gunzip and tar.
> >What kind of tools are the people who uses chicken on win32 using?
> >The gunzip binary from the GNU site works fine, but the tar binary does not.
> >I don't like to install SFU since it comes with many other tools (too big).
> >  
> >
> I have been using successfully for tar.gz stuff.  
> Sometimes it chokes on .zip stuff, in which case I fall back to WinZip.  
> 7-Zip is a GUI driven tool, so perhaps this doesn't solve your problem.  
> Collections of GNU tools for Windows:

I tried the second one and it works fine for me.
Thank you,

> I cannot vouch for their quality.  "Where is the address@hidden@# tool?" is 
> an 
> issue that periodically pops up.  I imagine chicken-setup would force 
> the issue.  I still haven't gotten far enough with building Chicken 
> reliably on Windows to move on to chicken-setup issues, but hey, 
> signature gathering is over so this week I can try to beat CMake into 
> submission.  I would say that relying on shoddy / haphazard GNU tools on 
> Windows is not a good design.  Ideally Chicken would have its own 
> reliable tar and gz reader libraries and not be dependent on external tools.
> Cheers,
> Brandon Van Every
> "The pioneer is the one with the arrows in his back."
>                           - anonymous entrepreneur
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