[racket] Can't open archived .gz file

From: ozzloy-racket-users (ozzloy+users_racket-lang_org at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Jun 17 17:45:40 EDT 2012

if it's an archived file, you might try tar -xzf 2012-June-.txt.gz
the -xz will cause tar to use gunzip to decompress, then extract.

On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Don Green <infodeveloperdon at gmail.com>wrote:

> Any ideas what the problem might be opening a .gz file on linux?
> Gunzip goes through the motions and overwrites the 2012-June.txt.gz file,
> creating file: 2012-June.txt.  When a text editor attempts to open this
> file, the file appears to have codes that prevent it from being
> interpretted correctly.
> I am able to successfully create a new text file, compress it with gzip to
> create a .gz file, then gunzip it to decompress it, and open it with a text
> editor.
> Something is different between the text files I create and the archived
> Racket text files.  I suspected that the problem might be that the Racket
> text files had end of line characters appropriate for Windows, not Linux,
> however I tried opening the file with OpenOffice.org Word Processor, with
> different each of the end of line options in turn.  Each time the file
> appears to have some non-ascii characters.
> Thanks.
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