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Re: [Bug-tar] 7z support for GNU tar

From: Ville Oikarinen
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] 7z support for GNU tar
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 13:39:20 +0200 (EET)

> But the main Problem is that 7z is a format similar to the classic zip 
> fromat and thus not streamable, thats more a problem which possibly 
> could only be bypassed by developing a streamable version of the algorithm.
> But Maybe I'm wrong because I'm not very familiar with all that stuff...
> Michael Postmann

This example is from the p7zip README file:

tar cf - directory | 7za a -si directory.tar.7z

So it seems streams are supported.

Ville Oikarinen

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