In the last episode (Aug 02), [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: > Around line 37 of /usr/src/usr.sbin/pkg_install/add/extract.c > there's an invocation of /usr/bin/tar with a --unlink switch, > which I don't see mentioned in the tar(1) manpage. Anyone > happen to know what this does, or do I need to dig into the > code?
That's just the longopts version of -U. They're mainly for gnutar compatibility, and the manpage refers to them at the very end: There are alternative long options for many of the short options that are deliberately not documented. -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"