unpack the source tarball on Windows

Mensanator mensanator at aol.com
Tue Mar 31 06:25:38 CEST 2009


On Mar 30, 8:49�pm, "drobi... at gmail.com" <drobi... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 30, 7:10�pm, Mensanator <mensana... at aol.com> wrote:
>
> > I'm looking for the Turtle Graphics Demos (apparently not included in
> > the Windows install).
>
> > So I downloaded the bzipped source tarball.
>
> > I've got Cygwin installed and assume it has the needed utilities.
>
> > What would I type at the Cygwin prompt to unpack this puppy?
>
> I'm not familiar with the Turtle Graphics Demo so I'm just guessing at
> the name of the tarball.

I don't know if there's a seperate enity as such.
What I got was a directory within the Python source
Python-2.6.1.tar.bz2

> You'll use something like this:
>
> bzip2 -cd TurtleGraphicsDemo.tar.gz | tar xf -

Thanks, I'll try that next time (when the Winzip 45 day
trial expires).




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