[BioC] How to unzip the spike-in data downloaded from Irizarry's
Affycomp II ? (fwd)
affymetrix at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 16:55:09 CET 2004
Your tricks work like a charm!
Thank you very much.
On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 17:00:48 -0500 (EST), Harris A. Jaffee
<hjaffee at jhmi.edu> wrote:
> Perhaps the file suffix (.tgz) is the problem.
> Can you try renaming your downloaded file to
> or some such? Then gunzip should read it and
> produce "spikein.tar". If this works, then
> tar xvf spikein.tar
> should work.
> I believe that Irizarry named the file expecting
> "tar -z" to un-gzip it (after downloading).
> Does this help? -Harris
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 14:26:59 -0500
> From: fenghai duan <affymetrix at gmail.com>
> To: bioconductor at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [BioC] How to unzip the spike-in data downloaded from Irizarry's
> Affycomp II ?
> Dear BioC people,
> I downloaded the spike-in data from Irizarry's Affycomp II and they
> seem to be tar zipped file. However, I failed to unzip them by winzip,
> winrar, tar or gzip. Could anyone tell me how to extract the files
> from these files?
> Thank you very much,
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