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Re: tar -I incompatibility

On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 02:53:06PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> "Scott Ellis" <storm@stormcrow.org> 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 don't see the reasoning in the changelog, but I may just have missed
> it.

It's actually in the NEWS file:

| * The short name of the --bzip option has been changed to -j,
|   and -I is now an alias for -T, for compatibility with Solaris tar.

 - Sebastian

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