Use of tar in LFS books

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at
Sun Aug 28 15:31:53 PDT 2005

On Sun, Aug 28, 2005 at 09:44:41AM -0600, Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> For the glibc-linuxthreads package we use 'tar -xjvf' and for the
> bash-docs package we use 'tar -zxf'. Should we continue to use verbosity

OK, I just noticed something else. (Surprised I didn't catch it

One of the packages is unpacked from '/sources' while the other one is
unpacked from '../' - Presumably they're located in the same directory.
Which location should we be using?


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