What's the best way to write this regular expression?

Evan Driscoll driscoll at cs.wisc.edu
Wed Mar 7 23:02:42 CET 2012

On 01/-10/-28163 01:59 PM, Prasad, Ramit wrote:
> gz stands for gzip and is a form of compression (like rar/zip ).
> tar stands for a tape archive. It is basically a box that holds the
> files. So you need to "unzip" and then "open the box".
> Normally programs like WinZip / WinRar / 7-zip will do both in one step
> so you do not need to. Not sure what program you are using...

I'm not sure what 7-zip you're referring to, because I use 7-zip and 
it's always been a two-step process for me...

(Though I can't say I've looked through the preferences dialog for a 
"extract .tar.gz files in one go" setting.)


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