Command Prompt for Windows

Command UNCOMP



Uncompress a UNIX compressed file (ie. .Z file).


UNCOMP source destination [/V]
sourceSpecifies the file to uncompress.
destinationSpecifies the file name of the uncompressed file.
/VShow version information.


Parameters source and destination can contain an optional path. When the destination file exists, then UNCOMP will fail and display an error message.

Wildcards can not be used for parameters source or destination.

Also see command UNTAR.

Special note:

There should be no need to ever tar or compress a file under Windows. There are a number of archive formats that are supported by both UNIX and Windows (eg. ZIP archive format), which should be used instead.