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Re: tar -I incompatibility

On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 07:42:30AM -0500, Scott Ellis wrote:
> Of course the -I option to tar was completely non-standard.  The changelog
> explains why it changed, to be consistant with Solaris tar.  I'd prefer
> portability and consistancy any day, it shouldn't take that long to change
> any custom scripts you have.  I always use long options for nonstandard
> commands when building scripts anyway :)

I think it would be best for *our* tar to move bzip to -j and *not have
a -I at all*. 

Mike Stone

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