Zlib decompression - Any ideas?
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Sat Dec 27 14:47:51 CST 2008
Ken, from the man page for gunzip:
gunzip takes a list of files on its command line and replaces each file
whose name ends with .gz, -gz, .z, -z, _z or .Z and which
the correct magic number with an uncompressed file without
So I'm guessing that a shell call to gunzip should be able to cope...
On 27 Dec 2008, at 20:17, Ken Ray wrote:
> Hey all... I may be getting some files sent to me that were
> compressed using
> the public zlib library.
> My understanding is that the compress() and decompress() functions
> are built
> as wrappers around the zlib library, but may require certain
> headers or
> length bytes or something that these raw zlib-compressed files may
> not have.
> Any ideas on how I can decompress these files with Rev?
> Ken Ray
> Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
> Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
> Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
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