HEADS UP: tar -l is now (intentionally) broken.

Diane Bruce db at db.net
Tue Aug 3 14:11:09 PDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 02:05:10PM -0700, Evan Dower wrote:
> >And it's worth noting that minor incompatibilities like this just
> >serve to annoy new users (which usually means users from linux-land).
> >For example, it's annoying that BSD man can't read a manpage by
> >specifying the full path to a filename (eg, man ./foo.1).
> Yeah... Why is that? It seems like it would be awfully useful to read man 
> pages without installing them. Also, though I haven't looked at the source, 
> it _seems_ like it would be really easy to do. What's the drawback?

Yeah, and I am going to be really annoyed when tar -zcvf
doesn't work too. 

- Diane Bruce

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