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URGENT!! I need to  to extract this file "gcc-core-3.4.2.tar.bz2"

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Hi experts,
I need to  to extract this file "gcc-core-3.4.2.tar.bz2" .  Its the total GNU package that contains all the compilers.
This contains gcj,  the gnu java compiler.
What command do i need to do so exactly. The o/s is FreeBSD.

Thks

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Question by:parvinderg
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bzip2 -d gcc-core-3.4.2.tar.bz2
tar -xvf gcc-core-3.4.2.tar
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If you have bzip2 installed (/usr/ports/archivers/bzip2), and you issue this command:

tar yxf gcc-core-3.4.2.tar.bz2
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by:hvdhelm
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In standard FreeBSD configuration:

tar -jxvf gcc-core-3.4.2.tar.bz2

Read: man tar
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Maybe try /usr/ports/lang/gcc34 instead, this will register your gcj in proper manner with FreeBSD system
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I would recommend to install gcc from ports. This way it will compile and install all needed patches for your system.
1. /stand/sysinstall and then find "install packages" and install "ports" from there.
2. When you have installed ports package, you can update them:
cvsup -g -L 2 -h cvsup2.freebsd.org /usr/share/examples/cvsup/ports-update
cvsup will connect to cvsup2.freebsd.org and update your ports to be up-to-date.
3. cd /usr/ports/lang/gcc (choose your gcc version here)
4. type "make"
5. type "make install"

Done.

When you need to install any other package in the future then you will need to do steps 3-5 only. If you want to make sure that you have latest ports references then you have to run step 2 only.
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and install net/cvsup-without-gui from sysinstall to get this commands working
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