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Re: [Bug-tar] GNU tar man page

From: Connor Behan
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] GNU tar man page
Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2013 22:32:17 -0700
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On 09/09/13 03:40 AM, R.G. wrote:
> Hi !
> Recently i have had to extract a multivolume tar file. It was my first
> time doing such things and of course i opened tar man page. The
> possibility of sending data for tar through standard input (via < and
> >) was not mentioned there (i think it should be).
> But more important is that there was no description of how to point
> multiple files as an argument (e.g. for extracting a multivolume
> archive).
> Could you please insert some multivolume examples in man page?
I thought tar only came with an info page upstream. The tar man page you
are looking at was probably written by Debian or some other distro who
thinks "info only" is a bad idea.

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