Dell downloads Matt_Domsch at
Tue Jun 26 07:55:00 CDT 2001

> I've had several customers ask me why the h*** our downloadable linux
> packages were in .exe format, how about providing them as .zip? :)

They're self-extracting ZIPs.  You can run Linux unzip against the *.exe
files.  It's a slow process converting everyone who releases Linux files to
use Linux semantics (RPM, .tar.gz, etc.), but we're gaining ground.


Matt Domsch
Sr. Software Engineer
Dell Linux Solutions
#2 Linux Server provider with 17% in the US and 14% Worldwide (IDC)!
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