gunzips and extracts a gzip’d tar’d archive
extracts a gzip’d tar’d archive, that is a
tar(1) archive compressed with the gzip(1)
utility. It is not strictly necessary on Debian GNU/Linux,
because the GNU tar(1) program provides the same
capability with the command
utility is provided in the mtools package for other
platforms and is retained here for completeness.
(Robert.King@mailbox.gu.edu.au) wrote this page for the
Debian/GNU mtools package.
gzip(1), tar(1), lz(1).