Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/03/19/10:23:30

Date: Fri, 19 Mar 1999 10:23:24 -0500
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From: DJ Delorie <dj AT delorie DOT com>
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Subject: Re: (fwd) Compression
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> Why a 16 bits version? There are a gzip uncompressor for 16 bits and tar 
> unpacker too, people having a 286 and wanting to unpack something can use it. 
> People with a 386 can use djtar. Windows fanatic uses WinZip and it supports 
> .tar.gz. 

Because a djgpp version would need cwsdpmi to run under dos, so you'd
have to untgz csdpmi4b.tgz and ... oops.

I suppose one alternative is to have an unpacked cwsdpmi.exe available
for download with the djtar.exe.

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