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authorJoel Sherrill <>2002-06-28 19:16:49 +0000
committerJoel Sherrill <>2002-06-28 19:16:49 +0000
commitb2e37958d4e85b496579bd75d3319cca6989adb5 (patch)
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parent2001-06-28 Joel Sherrill <> (diff)
2001-06-28 Joel Sherrill <>
* buildc.t, gdb.t: Per PR54, updated to reflect multiple compression schemes including bzip2.
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@subsection Unarchive the GDB Distribution
-Use the following commands to unarchive the GDB distribution:
+Unarchive the compressed tar files for GDB using the appropriate
+command based upon the compression program used for the source
+distribution you downloaded.
+cd tools
+tar xzf ../archive/@{GDB-UNTAR}.tar.gz # for gzip'ed gdb
+tar xIf ../archive/@{GDB-UNTAR}.tar.bz2 # for bzip'ed gdb
cd tools