Actually, I think *.tar.gz is more popular that *.tgz.
And makes more sense than .tgz. But it's really a trivial thing.
Anyway you go will work.


On Mon, 03 Jan 2005 18:58:51 -0600, Curtis L. Olson
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Oliver C. wrote:
> 
> >Could you change the file format from *.tgz to *.tar.gz?
> >
> >I ask because *.tgz is used by Slackware as a package format (it's a tar.gz
> >file with a install script in it) and this is leading to confusion
> >when you have Slackware *.tgz files and *.tgz files that are no Slackware
> >packages on your harddrive.
> >
> >So file endings called *.tar.gz would be much better than *.tgz.
> >
> >
> 
> .tgz is a little bit better understood on the win/mac platforms than
> .tar.gz, and if I remember my slackware, a slackware .tgz file is the
> exact same format as a .tar.gz ... the reason slackware called their
> packages .tgz is to facilitate downloading and managing them on windows
> systems ...
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Curt.
> 
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