Use of tar in LFS books

Andrew Benton b3nt at ukonline.co.uk
Sun Aug 28 10:57:19 PDT 2005


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Andrew Benton wrote these words on 08/28/05 12:27 CST:
> 
>> But this would work
>>
>> tar xfC somefile.tar.gz /somewhere
> 
> Thanks for the lesson Andrew! 
> 

It was just a lucky guess. Isn't the - thing to do with compatibility with BSD?



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