tar -l versus gtar -l
obrien at FreeBSD.ORG
Tue Aug 3 19:27:35 PDT 2004
On Mon, Aug 02, 2004 at 05:43:54AM +0400, Andrey Chernov wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 01, 2004 at 06:31:03PM -0700, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> > Would you be happier with this behavior?
> > $ tar -cl /foo
> > Error: -l is ambiguous
> > If you want GNU tar -l, use --one-file-system instead.
> > If you want POSIX tar -l, use --link-warn instead.
> POSIX have higher importance. We should ignore any GNUisms in favour of
> POSIX overriding ones (at least to pass POSIX tests suite).
But past FreeBSD (and BSD) practices should override POSIX.
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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