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Re: tar -I incompatibility

Martin Bialasinski <martin@internet-treff.uni-koeln.de> wrote:
> So, as you can not assume any particular flag for bzip2 compression
> anyway, why should GNU tar change its bzip2 option to the one used by
> the solaris tar?

I'm not saying it *should* change the behaviour of the -I option.

I'm saying that if it does, it does. I just don't want to hear complaints
about a non-standard option suddenly behaving differently.
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