History of the modifications of this FAQ

Common problems concerning the challenge

  • How to subscribe to the ROADEF'2003 challenge?
    Send a message with your complete affiliations to Van-Dat CUNG (

File access problems

  • How to download the files from Netscape?
    Use the right bottom from Netscape, then click on "Save link as...".

  • Your WEB page is not yet up-to-date!!
    Since these pages are often modified: please, remember to "Reload" from Netscape for updating your pages!

  • And after, what to do with the foo.tar.gz or foo.tgz or files?
    To uncompress .tar.gz or .tgz files:
    zcat toto.tgz | tar xvf -
    To uncompress .zip files:

  • And if I want to compress the foo directory?
    Get yourself into the parent directory of foo, then
    tar cvf - toto | gzip > toto.tgz or if your want to include the date in the name of the archive file:
    tar cvf - toto | gzip > toto-`date +%y%m%d_%Hh%M`.tgz