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Re: tar + bzip2 option?



On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 09:23:23AM +1100, Andrew Smith wrote:
> 
> I am using tar-1.13.18 built from the source code. Some of the other
> packages that I attempted to build from source failed because they
> were packed using bzip2 instead of gzip, and the 'tar xIfp' command
> in rules.unpack failed to unpack them.
> 
> Examining the source for tar revealed that the bzip2 option for tar
> is not -I anymore, it is -j. How long has this been the case? And
> what to do about all those broken scripts?

It was still -I in 1.3.17.

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