|OpenLDAP Faq-O-Matic : OpenLDAP 1.2 Quick Start Guide : Extract the distribution files|
The software is distributed as a set of files contained within a GNU (http://www.gnu.org/) zipped,
UNIX tar archive format file known as a tarball.
You need GNU
to extract the distribution files from the tarball.
The following command can be used:
gunzip -c openldap-VERSION.tgz | tar xfB -to extract the files. The files will be placed in a subdirectory named ldap in your current working directory.
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