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Re: IZarc problem extracting emacs-24.2.tar.xz


From: Bug Dout
Subject: Re: IZarc problem extracting emacs-24.2.tar.xz
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2013 08:20:51 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2.50 (windows-nt)

Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> writes:

> Am 28.01.2013 um 21:34 schrieb Bug Dout:
>
>> I noticed that some files were missing. For instance, .../etc/{DOC,DOC-X} 
>> were not extracted.
>
> These files are not source code files or needed to build GNU Emacs so
> they are not included in the sources archive.

Your comment is correct and irrelevant. Those files are needed when
using Emacs; and few users of Emacs on Windows will want to build Emacs
anyway. There is something quite wrong with IZArc. Use 7Zip or similar
instead.
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Picasso.
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