tar usage consistency?

Timothy Bauscher timothy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Sep 23 12:06:23 PDT 2002


On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 12:55:23AM -0400, Bill Maltby LFS Related wrote:
> In the sectionof the book generally describing how software is to be
> installed, an example "tar xvf" is given. I notice it is not consistent
> with the usage shown in bzip2. I haven't yet looked to see if there are
> others.

<snip example>

> Wouldn't it be better if these could be consistent for those not
> that familiar with tar?

Well, if they aren't familiar with tar, they shouldn't
be "reading" this book to begin with. However, for the sake
of clarity and uniformity, - has been prepended to the tar
options.

Fixed, thanks :)

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