Patch 17 for tar 1.13?
gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jul 25 04:11:07 PDT 2000
> I just found out that there is a slight difference between GNU tar
> versions out there. Apparently Debian and RedHat use a tar version
> 1.13.17 -- I went to ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/tar and did not see it.
> All I know for differences is that the patch 17 uses an "I" option for
> handling bzips while the unpatched 1.13 uses "y". Does anyone know
> why there is a patched version out there and what the patch was for?
Probably to accomplish the same. Not much else is changed i believe, but
you can always do a "diff -Naur tar-orig tar-debian" to find out what
exactly has been changed.
-*- If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem -*-
Mail archive: http://www.pcrdallas.com/mail-archives/lfs-discuss
IRC access: server: irc.linuxfromscratch.org port: 6667 channel: #LFS
Unsubscribe: email lfs-discuss-request at linuxfromscratch.org and put
"unsubscribe" (without the quotation marks) in the body of the message
(no subject is required)
More information about the lfs-dev