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sr #110627: tar seems to be downloadable as a tar... that's funny

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Submitted:  Thu 31 Mar 2022 01:34:02 PM UTC
   
 
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Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  None
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Operating System:  Microsoft Windows
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Fri 30 Dec 2022 08:37:28 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Where are you downloading tar from? Most likely it's source code you are downloading, no use for you under Windows 2016 Datacenter.

LGTR <lgtr>
Thu 31 Mar 2022 01:34:02 PM UTC, original submission:  

My challenge is that tar seems to be downloadable as a tar...which means I can't install it without having tar.

I've seen posts about Windows 10 having tar in powershell... but its not in Windows 2016 Datacenter ... which is what I have on AWS today... as much as I dislike windows.

How do we get past the circular dependency?

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