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

John Salerno johnjsal at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 08:26:28 CET 2012

On Mar 7, 4:02 pm, Evan Driscoll <drisc... at cs.wisc.edu> wrote:
> 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.)
> Evan

Same here, because that's what I used. I looked through the settings
but didn't see anything. What seems to happen is that 7-Zip recognizes
the .gz extension and opens that automatically. But then that simply
opens up another window with the .tar file in it, which you have to
then open again.

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