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Added tar support to the docs

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@@ -20,7 +20,8 @@ which would load the extension in one of the databases of the server.
The client interacts with the PGXN web service and a ``Makefile`` provided by
the extension. The best results are achieved with makefiles using the
PostgreSQL `Extension Building Infrastructure`__; however the client tries to
-degrade gracefully in presence of any package hosted on PGXN.
+degrade gracefully in presence of any package hosted on PGXN and any package
+available outside the extension network.
.. _semver: http://pgxn.org/dist/semver
.. __: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/extend-pgxs.html
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@@ -60,10 +60,11 @@ Whenever a command takes a specification in input, it also accepts options
``--stable``, ``--testing`` and ``--unstable`` to specify the minimum release
status accepted. The default is "stable".
-A few commands also allow specifying a local ``.zip`` package or a local
-directory containing a distribution: in this case the specification should
-contain at least a path separator to disambiguate it from a distribution name,
-for instance ``pgxn install ./foo.zip``.
+A few commands also allow specifying a local archive or local directory
+containing a distribution: in this case the specification should contain at
+least a path separator to disambiguate it from a distribution name, for
+instance ``pgxn install ./foo.zip``. Currently the client supports ``.zip``
+and ``.tar`` archives (eventually with *gzip* and *bz2* compression).
A few commands also allow specifying a package with an URL. Currently the
schemas ``http://`` and ``https://`` are supported.

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