On Thursday 14 September 2006 01:21, Kevin Brunelle wrote: > As for the GNU tools, yes most sysadmins use some of them (although not > always). I know that BSD tar handles gzip and bzip2 just fine ( -z and -j > respectively). So I know I wouldn't download gtar just for that feature.
In fact, as I discovered a few days ago (after all, how often does one read tar(1)'s manpage?), you only need to use -z and -j when creating a tar archive. bsdtar(1) recognises bzip2 and gzip compression on reading an archive and handles them automatically. Jonathan _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"