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as of tar verison 1.15, you no longer need to specify the compression method used to uncompress it. I thought that was pretty cool. I bet most of you still specify by force of habit, I was until today.

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from working on diffrent systems like IRIX and Solaris I still pipe my tar.gz files

gunzip < file.tar.gz | tar xvf -

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