Subject: Re: FYI: upgrading GNU tar
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/11/2002 14:19:58
On Oct 11, 1:58pm, email@example.com (Greg A. Woods) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: FYI: upgrading GNU tar
Ok, added --files-from and -T as alias to -I. Tar file in the same place.
| Just from a quick glance through options.c I think you need to change,
| '-I' to, or add in addition:
| -T file Read the names of files to archive or extract from the giv-
| en file, one per line. A line may also specify the posi-
| tional argument ``-C directory''.
| This is compatible with with GNU Tar (which does not have '-I'):
| -T file
| --files-from file Get names of files to extract or create from
| file, one per line.