HEADS UP: tar -l is now (intentionally) broken.
jandrese at mitre.org
Tue Aug 3 11:10:09 PDT 2004
Michael Nottebrock wrote:
>On Tuesday 03 August 2004 09:28, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
>>>In short, everyone wins on -o, everyone loses
>>>on -l. That seems fair. ;-)
>> I believe "loses" is the keyword here.
>You don't loose anything if set POSIXLY_CORRECT
I'm actually in favor of adding GNULY_CORRECT too, since you
occasionally run into self extracting shellscripts and the like that
assume GNU behavior (usually when installing Linux apps that come as a
giant bash sharchive). I don't think I've ever run into this specific
problem, but there is a definate possability and getting those shell
scripts to work is hard enough without having some way to override the
correct (but incompatable) behaviour.
Just my $0.02
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