tar gz

Dimitri Yioulos dyioulos at onpointfc.com
Wed May 28 20:44:05 UTC 2014

On Wed, 28 May 2014 22:23:35 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote
> On Wed, 2014-05-28 at 21:41 +0200, Eric Rapilly wrote:
> > My problem is that i'have got a package like i18n-fr.tar.gz, i.e a
> > package for french language. I believe Ill have to compile it. What
> > are the step to be followed?
> It's a tarball. You first need to extract the archive.
> http://www.freebsddiary.org/untar.php
> At least one of the extracted files likely is a README file, you can
> open it with an editor. Usually this or another file will tell you what
> to do. Perhaps you need to compile it, perhaps you only has to move it
> to a directory.

Sometimes, there's a file named INSTALL which, guess what, includes the installation
instructions.  Also open with a text editor.

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