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I have a problem.
I just downloaded a RPM file from the internet and the size is 1.9MB. I saved into my C drive. They i use winzip to compress it and save it into A: drive/floppy. It required 2 diskettes to store the file. Actually i want to transfer the RPM file to Linux Redhat PC. May i know how to decompress the file which i compressed into diskette just now?
I need to 'man unzip' again myself but I think he's going to have trouble. As far as I know, gunzip and such is pkzip-compatible (mostly) but doesn't support multi-volume PKZip-type archives.
I'm guessing you don't have a dual boot machine, a Linux and Windows box networked, a CD burner, or a connection to the net with Linux? Because any of those would get you around the multi-floppy transfer issue.
There are some *nix utilities for DOS/Win and Cygwin, of course. Maybe unpack it in Windows and copy two halves to two floppies in unpacked form and copy them back to one directory in Linux. *g*
But maybe I'm out of it and you can just unzip it.
Multi-part archives are not yet supported, except in con-
junction with zip. (All parts must be concatenated
together in order, and then ``zip -F'' must be performed
on the concatenated archive in order to ``fix'' it.) This
will definitely be corrected in the next major release.
I'm taking bits of pieces of the above conversation, but try this:
Copy all the files from both floppies to a single location. You might even create a temp directory for this to ensure that's all that is in that location. Then, after the files are in a place you can find easily, open up a console and type:
cat file1.zip file2.zip > single.zip
Changing /path/to/files to the actual location, and file1.zip and file2.zip to the actual filenames.
After that run:
zip -F single.zip
This repairs the zip from the cat'ing, and then:
To have it unzipped and working.