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Re: [Mingw-msys] Re: Spurious pathname tranformations applied to /xxx switches




> I did this
>
> GNUCash@ELSHADAI /
> $ tar xzf /z/gnucash_downloads/msysCORE-1.0.11-20080826.tar.gz
> tar: ./bin/gzip.exe: Cannot open: File exists
> tar: ./bin/libW11.dll: Cannot open: File exists
> tar: ./bin/msys-1.0.dll: Cannot open: File exists
> tar: ./bin/rxvt.exe: Cannot open: File exists
> tar: ./bin/sh.exe: Cannot open: File exists
> tar: ./bin/tar.exe: Cannot open: File exists
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
>
> GNUCash@ELSHADAI /
>
> Is this the correct way to do it?

At a guess you did this from within an MSYS rxvt window running sh?
Basically it's saying that you can't overwrite the files because they
are currently in use.  You could use some other archive extractors,
such as 7-zip for example, to extract the files on top of the existing
ones.

Chris

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Chris Sutcliffe
http://emergedesktop.org

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