did tar(1) loose xz compression support in 11?

Peter Wemm peter at wemm.org
Tue Aug 26 18:53:47 UTC 2014

On 8/26/14 11:05 AM, Chris H wrote:
> Greetings,
> I'm currently testing 11. My build / install is from about 2 days ago.
> I generally use xz compression, when creating archives. But when I
> attempt the following:
> tar -cvJ --options xz:9 -f ./archive-name.tar.xz ./file
> it returns the following:
> tar: Undefined option: `xz:9'
> This has always worked in previous versions. Has the syntax changed,
> and the man(1) pages just haven't caught up?

I use:
tar -cJ --options xz:compression-level=1
.. on head. Are you using the right syntax?

Peter Wemm - peter at wemm.org; peter at FreeBSD.org; peter at yahoo-inc.com; KI6FJV

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