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February 12, 2001 06:36
Re: Auto-install (was autoloaded...)
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John Porter wrote:
> Branden wrote:
> >
> > For example, with tgz it would be complex to deal
> > with running without extracting,
> What?  tar -z not good enough for you?

The problem is that we cannot access individual files inside the archive
without decompressing the whole archive, what is possible with .tar (not
.gz) and .zip. Then we can assign a perl filehandle to access a file from
inside the archive and decompress it on-the-fly.

- Branden

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