[R-SIG-Mac] Re: Two other questions

elijah wright elw at stderr.org
Tue Dec 14 23:56:10 CET 2004

>> contents using the command "zip -r9x". My guess is that the process is 
>> similar under OS X, with the exception that tar is used instead of zip. 
>> As a result, other than "c", "z", and "f", what flags do I use with 
>> tar?
> yes, exactly. "tar zcf xx.tgz path_to_xx_package". By default, .tgz is 
> the extension for binary packages for R under OS X.

do remember that the -z flag to tar is for the *gzip* algorithm, not the 
Dos-world "pkzip" kind of format.

if i didn't know this, the text above would be fairly ambiguous.


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