Xorg 7.1 files

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 10:07:26 PDT 2007

On 9/4/07, Richard Melville <richard.melville at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> This may be a really stupid question but here goes. In the Xorg
> installation sample script shown in the BLFS book the tar command
> appears to work without the -j option.  How is that?

In newer tar (>= 1.15?), it will automatically decompress the archive
if necessary. I haven't looked, but the implementation probably just
looks at the filename rather than doing any magic number type


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