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Re: tar -I incompatibility



Hello,

I think the -I ==> -j change is not that bad.
The only package I found using -I was devscripts' /usr/bin/uupdate.
I submitted this patch:

--- uupdate.orig        Sun Jan  7 18:40:59 2001
+++ uupdate     Sun Jan  7 18:43:13 2001
@@ -294,7 +294,7 @@
     X="${ARCHIVE##*/}"
     case "$X" in
        *.tar.gz)  X="${X%.tar.gz}";  UNPACK="tar zxf" ;;
-       *.tar.bz2) X="${X%.tar.bz2}"; UNPACK="tar Ixf" ;;
+       *.tar.bz2) X="${X%.tar.bz2}"; UNPACK="tar --bzip2 -xf" ;;
        *.tar.Z)   X="${X%.tar.Z}";   UNPACK="tar zxf" ;;
        *.tgz)     X="${X%.tgz}";     UNPACK="tar zxf" ;;
        *.tar)     X="${X%.tar}";     UNPACK="tar xf"  ;;


Bastian Kleineidam

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