Subject: Re: Extracting files with ${EXTRACT_CMD}
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/04/2003 12:27:01
On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 06:23:49AM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, Niilo Kajander wrote:
> : > ...but its "j" flag does, and NetBSD's pax-as-tar should be taught that one
> : > (not necessarily related to fixing your problem 8-).
> :
> : Actually it's "y" flag in NetBSD.
> That's not the point.  NetBSD's tar is intended to be reasonably command
> line option compatible with GNU tar, which uses "j".

NetBSD-current's tar uses 'j'.
Older versions of NetBSD had a GNU tar version that used the old
option letter, which was 'y'.

I hope this clears that up.