Re: tar.gz incorrect firmat?

From: Francesco Pietra (chiendarret_at_gmail.com)
Date: Thu Dec 06 2018 - 02:58:05 CST

thanks
francesco

On Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 10:01 PM Darin Lory <darin.lory_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Franceso,
>
> Just do a tar xvf on the NAMD_Git-2018-12-04_Linux-x86_
> 64-multicore-CUDA.tar.gz
>
> It's not compressed and only a tar archive.
>
> file NAMD_Git-2018-12-04_Linux-x86_64-multicore-CUDA.tar.gz
>
> -Darin
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> On Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 3:53 PM Francesco Pietra <chiendarret_at_gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi all
>> I am trying to decompress in my home at the cluster last night namd
>> buiding
>>
>> tar -zxvf NAMD_Git-2018-12-04_Linux-x86_64-multicore-CUDA.tar.gz
>> gzip: stdin: not in gzip format
>> tar: Child returned status 1
>> tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
>>
>> $which gzip
>> /usr/bin/gzip
>> $ gzip -V
>> gzip 1.5
>>
>>
>> On my laptop the tar.gz opens as if it where a tar.bz2, but this also
>> fails on the cluster
>>
>> thanks for advice
>> francesco pietra
>> by the way, a non-CUDA tarball of a few days ago opened correctly in my
>> home at the cluster with "tar -zxvf"
>>
>>

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