Opened 19 years ago

Closed 19 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#1256 closed enhancement (fixed)

Enhancements to tar

Reported by: bdubbs@… Owned by: blfs-book@…
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: minor Keywords:


In Chapter 2, Notes on Building Software, change the notes on tar to include the capability to do

tar -xf ../pkgbla-1.2.3.tar{,.gz,.bz2}

without specifying the z or j options

Change History (5)

comment:1 by bdubbs@…, 19 years ago

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

The current version of tar does not require z or j options.

comment:2 by Randy McMurchy, 19 years ago

Resolution: invalid
Status: closedreopened

I believe you misunderstood the meaning of your own bug, Bruce. I believe when you entered this bug that your intentions were to *explain* that the j and z options are not required any longer on the page where we show to use those options.

comment:3 by bdubbs@…, 19 years ago

Misread the bug. Fixed!

comment:4 by bdubbs@…, 19 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: reopenedclosed

comment:5 by bdubbs@…, 10 years ago

Milestone: old

Milestone old deleted

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