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Re: gunzip problem on Windows


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: gunzip problem on Windows
Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2009 19:56:51 +0200

> From: Xah Lee <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2009 08:32:36 -0800 (PST)
> 
> when using emacs on Windows, when in dired, when i press Z on a file
> that's gzip compressed, emacs tells me:
> 'gunzip' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> 
> the problem is apparently that emacs won't recognize the gunzip shell
> script without the exe suffix. (the gunzip is in the same dir as
> gzip.exe) But if i rename gunzip to gunzip.exe, but Windows complain
> that the file is not a exe format.
> 
> How to solve this problem?

It might work to copy gzip.exe into gunzip.exe.

Failing that, create a batch file gunzip.bat that does the same as the
shell script gunzip, and put it somewhere on your Path.




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