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Re: ODP: [Bug-tar] LZO and LZMA compression

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: ODP: [Bug-tar] LZO and LZMA compression
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 00:06:43 +0300

To begin with, let me remind that we are discussing GNU tar here. 

Joerg Schilling <address@hidden> ha escrit:

> -     POSIX does not forbid long options, it only recommends to use short
>       options.

Right. In GNU, long options begin with two dashes, not one. Therefore -7z
is not a long option.
> The only conforming way to implement tar is _not_ to implement options
> in tar. "tar cf7 /dev/rmt/0 ." is conforming, "tar -cf7 /dev/rmt/0 ."
> is not.

Are you suggesting to remove short option support from GNU tar?

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