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Re: gunzip problem on Windows


From: Xah Lee
Subject: Re: gunzip problem on Windows
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 11:35:19 -0800 (PST)
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On Nov 4, 9:56 am, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > 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.

can you show the .bat syntax that does the same as bash?
am not familiar with cmd.exe much. Thanks.

 Xah


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