Subject: Re: ftp and tar annoyances
To: None <Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/14/1997 08:23:39
On Fri, 14 Nov 1997 Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no wrote:
: Yes, I think it is sort of counter-intuitive that in the case of
: "-xpzvf" order matters, while in "xpzvf" it doesn't.
Well, it's actually very intuitive in the case of the dash: see getopt(3);
it's much more standard. In the case without the dash, you're working with
_historic_ tar options. On several tars on other platforms, this is also
== Todd Vierling (Personal email@example.com; Business firstname.lastname@example.org)
== So you know what, Mikey? Go to bed.