where to ask about problems with bsdinstall in 9.0RC2?
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sun Nov 20 07:34:28 UTC 2011
On 19/11/2011 22:36, William Bulley wrote:
> Possible, but unlikely. Plus I doubt that 'tar -tvf base.txz' without a
> pipe having an "xzcat(1)" in front of the "tar(1)" command. Maybe there
> is an "xz" option for tar(1) during extraction mode, but my tar(1) man
> page doesn't list any, sigh... It does list -y and -z options for other
> compression/decompression modes, hmmm.... :-(
bsdtar(1) -- accept no substitutes. Well, actually, it's libarchive
which bsdtar is built on top of. It automatically recognizes most
compression formats and most types of data archive -- including a few
that you probably wouldn't have thought of in that context. Try running
it against a .iso CDRom image.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate
JID: matthew at infracaninophile.co.uk Kent, CT11 9PW
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 267 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/attachments/20111120/c587dfba/signature.pgp
More information about the freebsd-questions