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Re: tar -I incompatibility

On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 04:25:43AM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 03:28:46AM +0100, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> > "tar -xIvvf file.tar.bz2" has been in use under linux for over a year
> > by pretty much everybody. Even if the author never released it as
> > stable, all linux distributions did it. I think that should count
> > something.
> It tells a lot about the people making the distributions at least.

Before making such snide comments, take a look at the changelog.Debian
entries relating to the switch from 1.13 to 1.13.x.

Mike Stone

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