Overwrite bsd tar

Bernt Hansson bah at bananmonarki.se
Fri Sep 23 13:58:55 UTC 2011

2011-09-23 14:07, Damien Fleuriot skrev:
> On 9/23/11 2:04 PM, Bernt Hansson wrote:
>> 2011-09-23 13:25, Esimorp E skrev:
>>> I would be grateful if anyone could help me out on how to overwrite
>>> bsd tar with Gnu tar.
>> Thats not a good idea. If you want to use gnu tar then gtar is the
>> command for you. Or copy tar to tar.bsd and make a symlink tar>  gtar.
> Even worse, what's going to happen when some BSD specific software tries
> to pass BSD specific options to gnutar ?

A lot of unexpected things, that's the reason I wrote it wasn't a good idea.

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