Use of tar in LFS books

Andrew Benton b3nt at
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?

More information about the lfs-dev mailing list