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Re: resolution of the tar -I issue

Bernd Eckenfels <lists@lina.inka.de> writes:

> On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 06:08:23PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> <depricating -I in Debian Package>
> > sounds very good.
> besides that -j ("junkzip"?) is NON-DESCRIPTIVE at all. -Z or -2 would be
> better... but thats an Upstream Issue I guess.

-Z is for piping through compress, and is (I believe) legacy
 compatible to a number of proprietary tars.

-[0-7][lmh]     specify drive and density

I'm not sure exactly what that's for, but it does rule out -2. It
kinda sucks when you completely run out of single character
options. %-)

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