Subject: Re: CVS commit: gnusrc
To: Andy Doran <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/05/2000 10:19:11
On Wed, Jul 05, 2000 at 01:35:54PM +0100, Andy Doran wrote:

 > > Is this really needed ? Note NetBSD gzip understands
 > > bzip2, so regular x should work as expected even for bz2
 > > tar files.
 > Sure - this just makes it easier to compress them.

Is there a precedent for this flag?  I am working to eliminate gnu tar
at the moment (replace it totally with pax(1) -- see some changes I made
over the weekend)...

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>