Change tar bz2 option from -y to -j
jjones at darkside.dynup.net
Thu Jul 19 00:05:46 PDT 2001
On Wed, Jul 18, 2001 at 11:46:12PM -0600, Timothy C.Klein wrote:
> Debian has always had it as -j, but only in unstable. (The option doesn't
> exist in stable). I was a little bit surprised by the -y in the LFS tar,
> but I actually like it better. -y -z are right next to each other in the
> alphabet, and they do a very similar thing ;) But I would rather stick with
> whatever becomes the standard.
> I already ran into portability problems in my scripts, because they would run
> on Debian for some stuff (before LFS is up) and on LFS for the rest. Thus,
> in my scripts, I had to use --bzip2 as the option to have it work in both.
> So I think it would be wise to go with the standard. Not good to introduce
> portability problems.
The portable option would be --bzip2 ;)
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