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Old 09-05-2005, 03:32 PM   #1
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convert tar.gz into .tgz


This is a pretty simple question, how do I convert *.tar.gz files to *.tgz files for packaged installation?
 
Old 09-05-2005, 03:37 PM   #2
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Not sure if you are just asking about extension changing or if there's more to it.

mv foo.tar.gz foo.tgz
 
Old 09-05-2005, 03:40 PM   #3
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I have already tried just changing the extension with rename and move, but changing the extension does not make it a valid tgz install package.
 
Old 09-05-2005, 03:47 PM   #4
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you would have to extract and compile it...


take a look at the SlackBuild scripts
or the checkinstall utility.
 
Old 09-05-2005, 03:48 PM   #5
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tar.gz is most commonly a source tar-ball. tgz is most commonly
as slackware binary tarball.

The "conversion" is a make && checkinstall or, if you prefer
that, use a SlackBuild script from Patrick as a template.


Cheers,
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Old 09-05-2005, 03:50 PM   #6
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Ok, thank you for your help!!
 
  


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